Financial Aid

If you think you might have difficulty paying for your education at CPTC, we encourage you to apply for financial aid.

Contact Us
Location: Building 17, first floor
Phone: 253-589-5660
Fax: 253-589-5618

Thirty-minute appointments are available if scheduled at least one day in advance.

Summer Quarter Financial Aid

Summer quarter begins on Monday June 30, 2014.  Federal and state financial aid programs cannot be disbursed or bookstore accounts activated for summer quarter prior to Tuesday July 1, 2014. The Financial Aid Office sends a confirmation email to students via the campus assigned email account when disbursements have been sent to Higher One for disbursement. Due to a high volume of disbursements at the beginning of the quarter, please allow extra processing time.

Office Hours

Monday
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
1st and 3rd Wednesdays
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
2nd & 4th Wednesdays
7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Deadlines

The 2014-15 FAFSA is now available. If you're continuing in your program into summer quarter, be sure to complete the application by April 11 to be considered an on-time applicant.

Deadlines for financial aid applications:

  • Fall Quarter 2014: July 18
  • Winter Quarter 2015: Oct. 31, 2014
  • Spring Quarter 2015: Jan. 23, 2015

Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma

To apply for financial aid, please follow the 2014-2015 five-step application. Be sure to file your Stafford Loan application well in advance of the deadline.

Requirements

Financial Aid requirements at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma

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.

Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships icon at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma

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 17) and these links.

Resources

We provide tools to figure out what type of financial aid you should pursue and to estimate how much your CPTC education will cost.