If you think you might have difficulty paying for your education at CPTC, we encourage you to apply for financial aid.
To ensure that all requirements are met, students should apply at least three months before the deadline for the quarter they want to start school, or two weeks at the very minimum. All required items shown in the Financial Aid Student Portal (Data Sheet, Verification Worksheet, IRS Tax Return Transcript. Etc.) must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office no later than 5:00 pm on the priority processing deadline dates listed below:
Location: Building 17, Room 130
Students with financial aid inquiries regarding special circumstances, dependency over-rides, selective service requirement issues, and challenges setting up BankMobile disbursement preferences may schedule a 30 min appointment by contacting the Financial Aid Office at 253-589-5660. Appointments are available with the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) advisor for assistance with FAFSA and WASFA applications by contacting the Financial Aid Office at 253-589-5660 or the EOC Advisor at 253-583-8823.
To ensure that all requirements are met, students should apply at least three months before the deadline for the quarter they want to start school, or two weeks at the very minimum. If you're interested in applying for student loans to assist with the cost of attendance, be sure to complete the Direct Stafford Loan required counseling(s) and sign a Master Promissory Note.
To receive financial aid you must meet basic eligibility requirements and academic progress standards. To pay in-state tuition rates you must meet Washington residency requirements.
We provide tools to figure out what type of financial aid you should pursue and to estimate how much your CPTC education will cost.
In addition to grants offered through Financial Aid, many scholarships are available through community organizations and service groups. Check the bulletin board outside of CPTC Financial Aid (Building 11).