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Need Financial Aid FAFSA® Help?

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In Preparation for Your First Meeting:

1. Set up an FSA ID.

If you haven't already, visit to create your FSA ID. This is required in order to complete and submit a FAFSA.

2. Complete your FAFSA before you schedule your first financial aid meeting.

Use or add the following school code for your preferred campus.

Orange County campus: 038893
Los Angeles campus: E40465
Riverside campus: 038893

3. Get your support team involved!

Even if you're an independent student, having your parents or loved ones with you will help make the process easier.

4. Come prepared!

Have the last two years of your taxes and W2's available. If you're married have your spouse's information available as well. For dependent students, have your parent's taxes and W2's available.

Your first Financial Aid meeting will be approximately 1 hour long. Your Admissions Representative will email you the Zoom meeting ID and password. Log into the Zoom meeting at the scheduled time and have access to a computer readily available, you may need to complete some online forms.

Additional Financial Aid Information

Finding the Right Fit for You

We understand that funding your studies can be overwhelming, which is why Stanbridge University has a dedicated Financial Aid team to help you find the best financial aid package for your needs.

Federal Financial Aid Programs

Stanbridge University has the following federal financial aid programs available to those who qualify.

  • Federal Pell Grants
  • Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan
  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Federal Direct Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
  • Federal Direct Loans for Graduate Students (PLUS)

Read more about these options in the Stanbridge University Catalog.

Cal Grants

Stanbridge University also participates in Cal Grants. Cal Grants are awarded to those who qualify by the California Student Aid Commission. Read more about these options in the Stanbridge University Catalog.

Private Education Loans

Stanbridge University has partnered with various lending institutions that offer private loans to those who qualify. FASTChoice provides you with information about private loan options. Please visit their website to help you determine which is best for you. Learn more at

How to Start Your Financial Aid Process

Get the most out of your meeting with our Financial Aid team by first creating your Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) and completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

The FAFSA application will ask you to submit our school code:

Orange County Campus School Code: 038893
Los Angeles Campus School Code: E40465
Riverside Campus School Code: 038893

Learn more and get step by step instructions on the FSA and FAFSA at