We are committed to helping undergraduate students, graduate students and their families find ways to make Santa Clara University affordable. Our financial aid programs help students and their families meet college costs each year.
Financial Aid Resources
Our financial aid programs help students and their families meet college costs each year.
73% of Santa Clara University students receive financial aid.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is constructed to generate an idea of a family’s ability to pay for college. With so many factors to consider, and the rapidly changing economic circumstances of today, your FAFSA results may not be an accurate representation of your family’s current financial situation. If your family is experiencing hardship or have had a change in circumstance, please go to this link for further information regarding options you may have to appeal: Special Circumstances.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid Available Oct 1.
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Open the PDF and choose Tools > Protection > Encrypt > Encrypt with Password. If you receive a prompt, click Yes to change the security. Select Require a Password to Open the Document, then type the password in the corresponding field. Save the document. If you are prompted to verify that you want to save the document, click Yes.
You will need to send an additional email with student name and ID and the password so that we can open the file.