Financial Aid Information

Vision

The University of La Verne will be nationally recognized for its enriching and relevant educational experience, which prepares students to achieve more than they ever imagined.

University Mission

The University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of traditional-age, adult, and graduate learners preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to life-long learning across the liberal arts and professional programs.

Core Values of the University of La Verne

Ethical Reasoning

The University affirms a value system that actively supports peace with justice, respect of individuals and humanity and the health of the planet and its people. Students are reflective about personal, professional, and societal values that support professional and social responsibility.

Diversity and Inclusivity

The University supports a diverse and inclusive environment where students recognize and benefit from the life experiences and viewpoints of other students, faculty and staff. 

Lifelong Learning

The University promotes intellectual curiosity and the importance of lifelong learning. It teaches students how to learn, to think critically, to be capable of original research, and to access and integrate information to prepare them for continued personal and professional growth.

Community and Civic Engagement

The University asserts a commitment to improving and enhancing local, regional and global communities.

Announcements

University of La Verne’s  Net Price Calculator

The University of La Verne’s Net Price Calculator will determine the typical way in which a full time student in a similar financial situation might finance a University of La Verne education.  The Net Price Calculator will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and a spanish version is also available.

The White House Initiative On Educational Excellence for Hispanics Announces ¡Gradúate!  A Financial Aid Guide To Success

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) helps suppot Hispanic students in their efforts to enroll and afford a postsecondary education. The guide is available in English and Spanish.

2014-15 Cal Grant 

Want to check the status of your Cal Grant GPA? You can go online at https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov/logon.asp and create your WebGrants for Students account. The secure site will allow you to manage your Cal Grant online by letting you view updates, make school changes, make address changes, make corrections, and post leave of absence requests.

For detailed information on specific state programs, see the California Student Aid Commission’s website at www.calgrants.org. Cal Grants A and B, the largest scholarship source for undergraduate work funded by the state of California, are administered by the California Student Aid Commission. Cal Grants A and B do not need to be repaid and may be received for up to four years. California residents who are La Verne undergraduates or applicants for undergraduate admission should apply for these grants. 

Cal Grants A and B extended benefits provide an additional year of assistance for recipients who are enrolled in a teaching credential program. To extend benefits a student must complete a G-44 form, Request for Cal Grant Teaching Credential Program Benefits, available in the “Participants Forms and Applications” section under “Publications” at: www.csac.ca.gov.

2014-15 CHILD DEVELOPMENT GRANT   –   NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATONS

The University of La Verne, Office of Financial Aid, is now accepting new and renewal 2014-15 Child Development Grant applications. The deadline to submit your application is MAY 14, 2014. No faxed or late applications will be accepted. 

The Child Development Grant Program is a renewable, need-based grant of up to $2,000 per year for students entering the field of child care and development in a licensed children’s center. To qualify, you must (1) be enrolled at least half-time in coursework leading to a Child Development Permit and (2) after you graduate, you must commit to work one year in a  licensed children’s center for each year you received a Child Development Grant. Students who received an award for 2013-14 must complete a renewal application to be considered for the 2014-15 funding.  To download a new application, click HERE. To download a renewal application, click HERE.

California Chafee Grants

The California Student Aid Commission is now accepting 2014-15 Chafee Grant applications. If you are or were in foster care and have financial need, you may qualify for up to $5,000 a year for career and technical training or college. Upon being selected for this grant, you must demonstrate financial need, be enrolled at least half-time, and maintain satisfactory academic progress. You don’t have to pay this money back. If you received a Chafee Grant award for 2013-14, it may be renewed thru your 23rd birthday. You need only complete the 2014–15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Click HERE for more Chafee Grant information and the application. 

To qualify for the Chafee Grant, you must be a current or former foster youth and not have reached your 22nd birthday as of July 1 of the award year. The court must have established your dependency when you were between the ages of 16 and 18. (KinGap youth, adopted youth, guardian placement, and voluntary placement may not be eligible for the Chafee Grant, unless court dependence was established, at any time, between the ages of 16 and 18). The California Department of Social Services will verify your foster youth eligibility status.

To apply, complete and submit the following forms:

California Chafee Grant Program application on line. 

Información en español

Ayuda financiera estudiantil disponible en español!

 

Voter RegistrationWhen a college signs a Program Participation Agreement (PPA) — an agreement to participate in federal student aid programs — it agrees to make a good faith effort to distribute voter registration forms to students. The voter registration requirement applies to general and special elections for federal office, including the election for governor, or other chief executive within a state.Voter registration materials are available at the Financial Aid Office 120 days prior to the deadline for registering to vote. For voter registration information online visit Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk