The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office provides step-by-step guidance for every student who dreams of a Berkeley education.

Learn more about tuition increases and your financial aid.

Stay on Top of Important Financial Aid Deadlines

Berkeley offers a wide range of innovative financial aid programs to help students fund their education.

Use the Cal-culator to get an estimate of your financial aid eligibility.

You can use summer financial aid to study abroad, take online classes, or attend classes at another UC campus or at an approved exchange program.

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Financial Building Blocks

Start here and learn the essentials you need to know to build financial literacy.

Apply for Aid

How to Apply

Don’t worry—we’ll help you through the process. Get the facts, the forms, and the important deadlines here.

Your Financial Aid Award Offer

Manage Your Aid

Use MyFinAid to see and manage your financial aid awards.

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Who gets aid?

Nearly two-thirds of undergraduate students qualify for financial aid. Eligible graduate students may be awarded federal student loans and work-study...

Estimate Your Financial Aid

Estimate your Aid

The Cal-culator provides an estimate of financial aid eligibility for prospective students.


See important
dates and deadlines.

Understanding Your Commitment

Understanding Your Commitment

Learn about your responsibilities as a recipient of financial aid.

Give - Change a Life


Help academically distinguished students with financial need navigate a path to Berkeley.

Appeals & Special Circumstances

Need More Help?

Explore options for managing special circumstances affecting you or your family.