One-on-one, from the start

Our Financial Aid counselors want to make sure a 鶹 education is affordable for you. They will work with you individually to help maximize your financial aid award and guide you through the decision-making process.

With our wide range of scholarships and financial assistance, we can help crunch the numbers — so you don't have to feel alone in this process.

 

Recent Announcements
  • June 13, 2024: View Updated instructions  on how to submit the 2024-25 FAFSA for students and contributors without a Social Security Number.
  • April 18, 2024: 鶹 began sending Aid Offers to new undergraduate admits with FAFSA's that were not affected by the Department of Education's known tax data & FAFSA Processing Systems issues.

  • April 18, 2024: The Department of Education posted a recorded webinar in Spanish that outlines the process to complete and submit the 2024–25 FAFSA form.
  • April 17, 2024: The Department of Education (DOE) identified errors related to known issues within the FAFSA Processing System in 10% of 2024-25 FAFSA's filed. Reprocessing of these FAFSA's by the DOE will begin the week of April 22. Reprocessed FAFSA's will start being sent to 鶹 by May 1.
  • April 16, 2024: The Department of Education (DOE) announced that it identified errors related to inconsistent tax data in 20% of 2024-25 FAFSA's filed. Reprocessing of these FAFSA's by DOE will begin May 1st.
  • April 15, 2024: 2024-25 FAFSA corrections now available for students and contributors. Please allow 3-5 business days for your corrected FAFSA to be sent to 鶹.
  • April 1, 2024: Stay up to date with our continuously updated aid offer & FAFSA processing timeline.
  • March 28, 2024: 2024-25 FAFSA & CADAA priority deadline extended to May 2, 2024.
  • Jan. 1, 2024: The 2024-25 FAFSA is now available. Visit our 2024-25 FAFSA Information page for details regarding the FAFSA Simplification Act and helpful tips on completing your FAFSA.

 

Apply For Aid

2024-25 FAFSA & CADAA priority deadline: May 2, 2024

Find Scholarships

Browse grants and a variety of scholarships for academic merit, need, talent, and more.

Learn About Loans

Cost of attendance may be offset by scholarships, grants and work study. Loans can help with the rest.


What to Expect After Completing Your 2024-25 FAFSA

  • Please allow 3-5 business days for your FAFSA to be transferred to 鶹.
  • You will receive an email confirmation from 鶹 that your FAFSA has been received.
    • If more than 3-5 business days have passed, feel free to contact our office for a status update.
  • After your FAFSA has been received, review your checklist on myCLU self-service and verify that you do not have any missing verification items available to complete.

Official Financial Aid Offer Timeline

  • Newly Admitted First Year & Transfer Students
    • 鶹 is now releasing aid offers to new undergraduate admits with FAFSA's that were not affected by the Department of Education's known tax data & FAFSA Processing Systems issues. Additional aid offers will be sent as new, corrected and reprocessed 2024-25 FAFSA's are received and processed.
    • Please know that we will be flexible in working with you to ensure you have adequate time to consider your financial aid offer and make an informed decision on committing to 鶹 in the Fall.
    • If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact our Financial Aid office at 805-493-3115 or finaid@CalLutheran.edu.
  • Continuing Students
    • Financial Aid Offers - Aid offers are in the process of being released for continuing students. If you do not see your offer by the end of June please contact our office.

 

Veteran's Benefits

We're a Yellow Ribbon University, so you’ll receive the benefits you need for your education. Learn more

 

Apply for Financial Aid

File Your FAFSA

The 2022-2023 FAFSA is available now at studentaid.gov. The priority deadline to submit is March 1.

Learn How

Find Scholarships

Browse federal and state grants, and a variety of scholarships for academic merit, need, talent, and more.

View Scholarships

Learn about Loans

The cost of attendance may be offset by scholarships, grants and work study. Loans can help with the rest.

View Loans

Veteran's Benefits

We are a Yellow Ribbon University, so you’ll receive the benefits you need to complete your education.

Learn More
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