Financial Aid Awards

View Awards

When financial aid awards are available, students will receive an email notification to go online and view financial aid in the CalArts portal, the Hub.

Students can view their financial aid awards through the following steps:

  1. Log in to The Hub
  2. Click on “WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor for Students”
  3. Click on “Financial Aid” to go to your Financial Aid Checklist
  4. Click on “Review and accept your Financial Aid Award Package”

College Costs and Budgeting

Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate of students’ educational expenses for the period of enrollment, as determined by the school.COA includes, but is not limited to, tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, medical expenses, transportation, etc. Visit our Cost of Attendance page for more information on COA budgets.

Estimated Payment Worksheet

Our online Estimated Payment Worksheet allows you to enter your estimated costs and financial aid award information to calculate your estimated tuition and fee bill each semester. 

Tuition Payment Plan

In an effort to help students and families meet their educational expenses, CalArts has partnered with Nelnet Campus Commerce (Nelnet) to administer a monthly payment plan. CalArts payment plan is an interest-free monthly payment plan which allows you to divide tuition and other expenses into four smaller monthly payments spread out over the semester. Please visit our Payment Options page for more details.