Financial Aid Offer Letter
When your financial aid offer has been prepared, you will receive a notification that your Financial Aid Offer Letter is available in your Message Center on home.apu.edu. Please review your offer carefully, and notify your Student Account Specialist if any of the items on the offer letter appear to be incorrect. Contact the Student Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (626) 815-2020) to work with a Student Account Specialist. The information will be reviewed and updated, if needed. If revisions are made, a revised offer letter will be issued to you.
- View a sample Professional Undergraduate Student Offer Letter (PDF)
- View a sample Graduate Student Offer Letter (PDF)
Cost of Attendance and Tuition Information
View current information on your program’s tuition and fees or calculate your cost of attendance.
The aid represented in your Financial Aid Offer Letter is based on the enrollment terms that are designated as required by your academic program. If your offer does not include aid for the summer term but you plan to attend during the summer, contact your Student Account Specialist to update your anticipated enrollment and receive a revised offer.
Credit Balance Information
If you have completed all of your “To Do List” items and are enrolled at least half-time, loan funds will be disbursed to your student account no sooner than one week prior to the start of your classes. Your loan funds will be disbursed in equal installments (see sample refund calculation below). If you have borrowed above your term charges leaving an excess in credit, we will automatically send you a refund.
Sample Refund Check Calculation
As an example scenario, if you accept loans totaling $20,500 for the academic year, and you attend 9 fall units, 7 spring units, and 3 summer units at $698/unit, then your loans and refunds might break down as shown:
|Fall disbursement (after lender fee)||$6,760|
|Fall tuition||$6,282 (9 units x $698)|
|Spring disbursement (after lender fee)||$6,760|
|Spring tuition||$4,886 (7 units x $698)|
|Summer disbursement (after lender fee)||$6,760|
|Summer tuition||$2,094 (3 units x $698)|