Financial Aid Basics
The FAFSA Priority Deadline: If you were not able to complete the FAFSA by March 2, we encourage you to submit it as soon as possible. The FAFSA school code for Vanguard University is 001293.
Registration Statements are Sent: The Office of Accounting Operations will send a registration statement to students electronically that shows your charges and estimated financial aid. Please read this information thoroughly. All forms and payment for fall semester, including a payment contract, must be submitted by the Student Accounts Clearance deadline on August 1. If you do not receive your registration statement by the third week in June, contact the Office of Accounting Operations.
Fall Student Accounts Clearance Deadline: If there is a gap between the amount of financial aid that you have been awarded and the cost to attend Vanguard University, you will need to make payment arrangements with Office of Accounting Operations by this deadline.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available on October 1 each year! Complete the FAFSA using your prior, prior year federal tax returns and income information (e.g., 2020 for the 2022/23 academic year, 2021 for the 2023/24 academic year, etc.)
Attn: Financial Aid
55 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Monday-Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
1st Floor of the Scott Academic Center