How to Pay for College

Applications, deadlines, financial aid eligibility and status: find out what you need to know to apply for fee waivers, financial aid, and more.

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Financial Aid Services During Campus Closure 



Scholarship , Grant, Work Study, Employment, or Loan?

In 2016-17, Cuyamaca College administered over $19.6 million worth of federal, state, private and institutional student aid. Funds are awarded to students in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.


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We offer a variety of scholarships and the eligibility requirements are not just financial need or academic performance.

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Many federal and state-funded grants are available to help students pay for college.

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Direct Loans

Is a student loan right for you? You may qualify for a subsidized or unsubsidized loan even if you have other financial aid.

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Work Study and Employment

Earn part or all of your financial aid by working on - or off - campus in community service positions, such as a teacher's aide or grounds person, while you are enrolled in college.

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Emergency Assistance Program

This program is designed to help students in times of unexpected need so that they can meet their education goals.

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Need Help with Financial Aid

Workshops, frequently asked questions, financial literacy programs and more - find help here.

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 Financial Aid Office Location and Hours

Office Location

Student Services One-Stop Center

Building A300 (campus map)

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday -Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday 9:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Phone Number: (619) 660-4201