How long can I receive Federal Financial Aid at CoA?

Provided that you maintain satisfactory academic progress, you can receive Federal Financial Aid until you exceed 150% of the published length of an eligible program. (In other words, students in 60 unit A.A./A.S. programs or planning to transfer to 4-year schools will need to complete their studies by the time...

Is there a deadline for applying for Federal Financial Aid?

Yes & No. Students may submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application as early as October the year before the academic year you are applying for. Students that apply by March 2 will receive priority consideration for several types of Federal Financial Aid. Students that don’t meet the...

Do I have to pay a loan back?

Yes. Payments for student loans begin once a student leaves school for six months (or falls below half-time enrollment for six months).