Financial Aid at Pacifica Graduate Institute
Pacifica Graduate Institute is a degree granting institution, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is approved by the US Department of Education for participation in the Federal Loan Programs. We would like to take this opportunity to extend our welcome to you.
While the process of financing an education can be challenging, the Financial Aid Office is committed to making this process as manageable as possible. The purpose of financial aid is to provide financial assistance to students enrolled on at least a halftime basis (minimum of three units/quarter) in an eligible program at Pacifica. Pacifica's Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty and staff do all they can to ensure a quality educational experience. Click on the financial aid links for more information, or you may contact the Financial Aid Office directly by clicking here.
2014-2015 Financial Aid Guide - The financial aid information published in this handbook is current and accurate at the time of printing. Federal and state regulations governing the various federal and state programs may change periodically. Please consult the Financial Aid Office for the most current information.
Student Consumer Information - All postsecondary institutions participating in federal financial aid programs are required to make available certain information to assist consumers in making more informed decisions about their education options. Please click here to review our disclosures.
The Federal Direct Stafford Loan program is an entitlement program and is not based on your income or assets. To qualify you must:
Cost of Attendance
Pacifica is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (within the limits imposed by law or Institute policy), marital status, medical condition, or age in any of its policies, procedures or practices.
Professional Code of Conduct:
The staff of Pacifica Graduate Institute's Office of Financial Aid is committed to the highest standards of professional conduct. We are members of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) as well as the California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and follow their ethical principles and code of conduct. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions.