Application Process

ALL STUDENTS needing financial aid (need and non-need based) are required to submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) . Our FAFSA School Code is 001317.

CONTINUING & ACCEPTED STUDENTS will have the Health Sciences Financial Aid Application emailed to them in early-February or shortly after acceptance. Please see Application Process Steps for further details. The may also access the application below:

2020-2021 Application for Need-Based Aid

2020-2021 Application for Federal Loans Only

FIRST TIME AID RECIPIENTS will need to complete the Multi-Year Authorization Form. This form will only need to be completed once during your tenure as a student in the School of Medicine or School or Pharmacy:

The Financial Aid Office maintains a small listing of outside scholarship opportunities and publications. The Financial Aid Brochure, which is also included in this section of the web site, explains all processes in greater detail.

Students and applicants are welcome to stop by the Financial Aid Office for further information during office hours.

Note regarding State Law AB205: the financial aid eligibility of students who are in a state registered domestic partnership or whose custodial parent (parent providing the FAFSA information) is in a state registered domestic partnership may be impacted by this law.  If you think this information applies to you, please review the Domestic Partnership (AB 205) Q&A.

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Follow the step-by-step guidance below to complete your UCSD Health Sciences Financial Aid Application: