Financial Aid Information

  • Financial aid programs provide support for students to help meet the costs of obtaining a college education. Funding is provided by the federal and state governments, individual colleges and universities, and a variety of other public and private sources. Financial aid is split up into two categories: achievement based aid and need-based aid. Read more

    California Student Aid Commission - Making education beyond high school financially accessible to all Californians.

    FAFSA (link coming soon) - (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

    FastWeb - Scholarships, financial aid, student loan search web

    FinAid - The SmartStudent guide to financial aid

College Information

  • CA Trade School Directory - A guide to vocational schools, trade schools, colleges and universities.

    College Search - Use Matchmaker to generate a list of colleges that match your preferences.

    Community Colleges -Research community colleges throughout the U.S.

    CSU Mentor - A website designed to help students and their families learn about the California State University (CSU) system. The CSU is comprised of 23 excellent campuses. CSUMentor assists students in planning for college, in selecting the appropriate CSU campus to attend, in planning how to finance their education, and in applying for admission.

    U-CAN University & Colleges - The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has developed U-CAN (the University and College Accountability Network), a free, consumer-informed college information Web site.

    Ventura Community College District- A public community college district serving residents in Ventura County. The District’s three colleges—Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura—offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, occupational and vocational training.