UCLA Extension students who wish to be considered for Federal Financial Aid eligibility must be enrolled in a Federal Financial Aid eligible certificate program. Programs not listed are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.
In addition, only courses that are part of the approved curriculum of the Federal Financial Aid eligible certificate qualify for aid. Courses that are not part of the certificate curriculum will not qualify for financial aid.
The following UCLA Extension programs qualify for federal student aid.
Federal Direct Loans
Undergraduate Certificates: Direct Loan, both subsidized and unsubsidized
- Pre-Medical and General Science Program
Graduate Certificates: Direct Loan, unsubsidized only
- Landscape Architecture Program
- Paralegal Training Program
- UCLA Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classics
Download the Federal Aid Guide & Application Packet (pdf)
Federal Pell Grants
Pathway Learning and Life Skills (restricted enrollment)
Download the Pathway Application Instructions (pdf)
Important Eligibility Requirements, How to Apply, and FAQ's