The following pages provide students and parents with official information about financial aid available at CSUMB. You will find more detailed information and services on the Financial Aid website.

Financial aid at CSUMB consists of grants, scholarships, work-study funds, and loans. Funds come from a variety of sources, including federal, state, and private organizations and the university itself. With the exception of scholarships, all financial aid awards are based on financial need as determined by federal and state formulas.


The FAFSA website provides everything you need except the CSUMB code: 032603. Your completed FAFSA forms cannot be submitted before January 1. The priority financial aid application deadline date is March 2, however the Financial Aid Office recommends applying as soon after January 1 as possible.