CalArts Loan Funds

Institutional loans can be considered for students who have established financial need, with priority given to those students who have met the priority financial aid deadline. If you are interested in applying for an institutional loan, please contact the Financial Aid Office. If you are offered one of these loans, please contact Rebecca Garcia at rgarcia@calarts.edu or 661-253-2755 for the application.

Jones, and Clifford/Whitaker loans may not exceed $2,500 per academic year with an aggregate limit of $10,000. They may be used for any educational cost. The promissory note requires a financially responsible co-signer. The loans are at a 5% Interest rate with a term of 10 years or until the loan is repaid.  Repayment begins 9 months after a student leaves or graduates.

Cancellations and deferment provisions are available.