How to Apply for Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid is as simple as completing the following steps. If you have questions, contact the Financial Aid Office. The application process takes six to eight weeks.

Three Easy Steps For New Students (Continuing students skip #1)

1. Apply for admission if you are a new student. Apply early to have your financial aid processed on time. Only students admitted to a degree or approved certificate program can receive financial aid.

2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Read the instructions carefully, follow all the required steps, and ensure you list Antioch University Los Angeles’s school code: E00554. After you submit your FAFSA, you will receive a confirmation number via email.

If you would like to complete the paper FAFSA, you will need to contact the Department of Education at 1-800-4FED-AID to request a paper copy. Be sure to list Antioch University Los Angeles’s school code E00554 on your list of schools. You will receive an email response within 3-4 days, with a confirmation number and link to your Student Aid Report (SAR).

3. When you receive the email, check your SAR for errors.

If corrections need to be made, make them online and submit the changes. You will receive another email confirmation.

Antioch University Los Angeles will receive your FAFSA electronically. As soon as the AULA Financial Aid Office sees you are accepted, they will process your financial aid award package. You will then receive an email at your AULA email account which will outline what you will qualify for, and what you will need to do to accept any offered aid.