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Financial Aid

The Online Fast Track RN to BSN program at CSUB is eligible for financial aid. The CSUB Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships administers a number of financial aid programs that may include grants, loans, and scholarships.

The information on this page is for general use and not intended as financial aid advising. Students planning to apply for Financial Aid should visit the CSUB Financial Aid & Scholarships website at www.csub.edu/FinAid

General Financial Aid Information:

  • Students must be admitted to the University to be eligible for financial aid.
  • Priority date for filing for financial aid is March 2.  Financial Aid applications are typically available January 2.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Late applications are accepted after the priority date, but awards to late applicants are dependent upon the availability of remaining funds. Processing of the FAFSA by electronic submission is 7-14 days faster than submitting a paper application.
  • The schools listed on the FAFSA will receive electronic copies of your SAR and is used for financial aid eligibility calculations. CSUB’s federal school code is 007993.
  • Once your award is determined, you will receive a financial aid award letter via e-mail. Review it carefully, and follow the instructions included with the award letter.
  • If you plan to receive financial aid and you register for classes, be sure to complete and submit a Payment Form with your registration. Your fees will be deducted from your award once your award is verified by the Extended University Degree Programs office. Should your financial aid not disburse, you will be financially responsible for all fees.
  • Keep in touch with the financial aid office. Maintain your own file of all financial records, and copies of all documents that you send to complete your financial aid file.