Through our commitment to a high level of service and support at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), the Financial Aid Office provides financial assistance, resources, and information to all current and prospective students. It is our mission to foster the educational goals of CalArts students by focusing on financial strategies that help promote access, affordability, and persistence toward completing their degree program as well as succeeding beyond our campus.


Financial Aid

Financial Aid, as referred to in higher education, is a wide array of funding sources and types that are awarded to students for the purpose of assisting with costs associated with attending college. Sources of financial aid include, but are not limited to, private, institutional, state and federal.



Important Deadlines


CalArts Financial Aid Policies