Apply for Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid is as simple as completing the following steps. If you have questions, contact the Financial Aid Office at your campus.

Apply For Admissions

Apply for admissions early to have your financial aid processed on time. Only students admitted to a degree or approved certificate program can receive financial aid.


Complete the Fafsa

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Read the instructions carefully, follow all the required steps, and ensure you list the appropriate school code:

AU Connected 003010
AU Los Angeles E00554
AU Midwest 003010
AU New England E00557
AU PhD Leadership & Change 003010
AU Santa Barbara E00556
AU Seattle E00555

After you submit your FAFSA, you will receive a confirmation number via email.

If you would like to complete the paper FAFSA, you will need to contact the Department of Education at 1-800-4FED-AID to request a paper copy. You will receive an email response within 3-4 days, with a confirmation number and link to your Student Aid Report (SAR).

Check your email

When you receive the email, check your SAR for errors. If corrections need to be made, make them online and submit the changes. You will receive another email confirmation.

Antioch University will receive your FAFSA electronically. You will be awarded financial aid once you are formally admitted to your program. You will be notified once your award letter is created and available for your review on My Antioch.