Here to Help Pay for College.

The SJSU Financial Aid and Scholarships Office (FASO) can help you and your family get the money you need through federal and state grants as well as loans, scholarships, and work-study programs.

Apply on time

Apply on time!

FAFSA and California Dream Act applications open every year on October 1 (Delayed to December 31, 2023 for 24-25 FAFSA). The priority filing deadline is May 2. Be sure to get started early so you can qualify for financial aid.                                                                                                                                                                             Need help completing the financial aid application?  Attend a workshop!

Learn How to Apply


Seven Steps to Financial Aid

Not sure how to get started? Follow our handy guide to learn about the financial aid process and get the help you need.


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Cost Calculator 

Use this tool to calculate an estimate of your costs including tuition, non resident fees, housing etc.

Free Application Federal Student Aid

Announcements and Deadlines

Check this page for the latest news and important deadlines. Turn in your FAFSA by May 2!

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Types of Aid

Learn about grants, loans, scholarships and work-study programs that are available to help you pay for college.

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Financial Aid Videos

Learn about financial aid through these short videos.

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2024-2025 Financial Aid Application

Learn about changed to the financial aid process for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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Federal funding was available to help SJSU students with expenses related to the COVID-19 emergency.


Federal Student Aid Estimator Tool for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025

Use this tool to estimate your Financial aid eligibility for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025.

Apply for Scholarships

SJSU Spartan Scholarship is now open!

The Spartan scholarship application is now open for the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 academic year. The deadlines operate on a rolling basis, with a final cutoff date set for May 15th.


Contact Us

Need help? Contact us via in person service, phone, live chat, or video chat.

Student Services Center

Stop by and see us!

The Financial Aid office is located in the Student Services Center, at the corner of 9th Street and San Fernando (on the first floor of the 10th Street Parking Garage).   

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