Financial Assistance

There are several financial aid opportunities available to students who wish to complete their Degrees or an approved Certificate Program with The College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE). 

Students are encouraged to apply for federal aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) application. To apply for financial aid follow these steps.


To be Eligible for Financial aid, Students Must:

  • Have a completed FAFSA application (Free Application for Student Aid) on file with Center for Student Financial Aid. California State University, Los Angeles school code (001140).
  • Be a “Matriculated” Cal State LA-PAGE/DTLA student admitted into a Degree-granting or approved Certificate Program. Matriculated students include those who have been formally admitted to Cal State LA and enrolled while pursuing an authorized degree, credential, or certificate.
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units (1/2 time enrollment).
  • Meet all requirements of the SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Policy.

Application Deadlines​

2022-2023 FAFSA Application

(California State University, Los Angeles school code: 001140)

FAFSA Checklist and Information (also see Resources below)


Priority Deadline: March 2, 2022

FAFSA 2022/2023 Academic Year: Application opens October 1, 2021

Financial Aid Roadmap

To apply for financial aid follow the steps in the Financial Aid Roadmap.


Current Scholarship Opportunities:

FAFSA Contact Information:

Web: FAFSA Website

Phone: 1-800-433-3243


Access the Dream Act Application here.

FAFSA Information on social media:




Private Loans

The College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) provides the following information but does not endorse nor have any affiliation with the lenders listed below. PaGE works with all private loan lenders and students are not required to select a lender from this list. The lenders listed below are provided as a guide when considering private loan programs. To apply, please contact the lender(s) directly and/or visit their website for further assistance.

The following lenders offer private loans that may provide financial assistance:

Smart Option - Sallie Mae
- Use code 001140-98 when you apply

- Select "Career Training Smart Option Student Loan"

Student Loans (Undergraduate/Graduate) -  AltaOne
Student Loans (Undergraduate/Graduate) - California Coast Credit Union
Student Loans (Undergraduate/Graduate) - Safe Credit Union 
Can I use my Cal-Vet Fee Waiver for programs/courses taken through the College of Professional and Global Education?

The Cal-Vet Fee Waiver only waives state-wide mandated fees. Self-support (extension) fees are not waived. Therefore, the Cal-Vet Fee Waiver cannot be used for any program or courses offered by the College of Professional and Global Education, including Open University courses. Contact the Veterans Resource Center staff at (323) 343-5080 to inquire about educational programs that qualify under the Cal-Vet fee waiver program at Cal State LA.




Finaid Scholarships


Sallie Mae

Student Scholarship Search


If you have any questions, please contact Tom Lau, Financial Aid Advisor.