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Tuition & Aid

Your Partner in Education

For over 130 years, PUC has prepared students to lead lives of significance and service. As a fully accredited Seventh-day Adventist Christian liberal arts college, PUC will provide you with all the advantages of a larger university—a strong academic reputation; over 70 degrees and programs; cutting edge research; classes taught by Fulbright scholars; and a diverse student body—but with the benefits of a small college focused on the undergraduate experience and in an atmosphere of Christian community.

We are committed to working together with you and your family to make PUC possible.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

To receive the maximum amount of aid, follow these important steps.

1. Get your FSA ID for the FAFSA at fafsa.gov. This is required to “sign” the FAFSA.

2. Fill out and submit the FAFSA Starting October 1, go to fafsa.gov; include PUC’s school code (001258) to have your financial data sent to PUC.

3. Use PUC’s net price calculator This will provide you with a preliminary estimate of how much financial aid you may qualify for, including scholarships, grants, and loans. It takes less than 10 minutes—visit puc.edu/npc to get started!

4. Submit GPA verification forms to the California Student Aid Commission Both this form (csac.ca.gov) and your FAFSA are required by March 2 to apply for Cal Grant. (California residents only)

5. Talk with your PUC financial counselor Together we will find the best financial aid package for your family. Call (800) 862-7080, option 1 or email studentfinance@puc.edu to get connected with a counselor now.

A Conversation with Freddy Whiteside, Director of Student Financial Services

Freddy Whiteside has been serving Pacific Union College students in the office of student financial services for eight years, and in February of this year, he stepped into his new role as director. “The best part of what I do,” he says, “is interacting with the students and finding additional financial aid options for them whenever I can.”

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Financial FAQs

What’s something about financial aid at PUC people might be surprised to learn?

How can I get an estimate of what PUC might cost me?

Why should I bother to apply for FAFSA?

What is Cal Grant? Why should I apply for it?

Are there jobs at PUC to help pay off my tuition bill?

Where can I look for outside scholarships?

Why should I take the SAT or ACT and should I retake them?

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Tuition: 2018-2019

  Quarter Year
Tuition $9,805 $29,415
Housing (Residence Halls) $1,620 $4,860
Meals $1,150 $3,450
General Fee $215 $645
Total $12,790 $38,370

Tuition: 2019-2020

  Quarter Year
Tuition $9,966 $29,898
Housing (Residence Halls) $1,620 $4,860
Meals $1,150 $3,450
General Fee $305 $915
Total $13,041 $39,123