Let us help you pay for college.
It costs less than you think. PCC offers you all the advantages of a four-year college education — top faculty, a wide range of courses and degrees and the support you need — all at less than half the cost. Plus, the Office of Financial Aid and our knowledgeable advisers are here to help you find options to make your education affordable.
Now is the time to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Follow our guide on how to apply for Financial Aid.
Complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA/California Dream Act Application for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 term.
Can I Afford PCC?
Paying for college can be stressful. But, it costs less than you think. Use our Cost Estimates to give you idea of how much to expect to pay.
Each semester there are various deadlines you must meet in order to apply and maintain your financial aid award. Be sure to keep track of all dates so that you don't miss a deadline!
24/7 Financial Aid Answers
Have questions about financial aid? Our Financial Aid TV provides short videos to help answer your questions, anytime, anywhere!
Financial Aid Tips
- Apply for financial aid early — don't procrastinate!
- Complete income documents early
- Make copies of your documents
- Take your time completing the FAFSA
- Ask Financial Aid Office staff for help with FAFSA questions