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Financial Aid

We are partners in financing your education

Dear UWest Students,

Greetings from the Financial Aid Office of UWest! We hope you and your family are all doing well.

We would like to provide you with some updates on the upcoming changes to the Financial Aid Office operation in response to the massive health crisis in our state and nation. Beginning next Monday, Mar. 23, your Financial Aid Officers will be working remotely. However, switching to remote working mode does not mean that you are not able access financial aid services. Serving you is still our top priority.

Below are some important updates that you should be aware of:
 

  1. Financial Aid Appointment

In the interest of your and everyone’s safety and well-being, we will be holding financial aid appointments via phone or Zoom ONLY. Of course, you can always email your detailed questions to us too! If you need to directly speak to one of the Financial Aid Officers, please email us at financialaid@chiki-2.com with your full name, UWest student ID#, reason for reaching out, and preferred time for us to call back. We will try our best to get back to you as soon as we can.
 

  1. Email and Phone Call

We are working remotely according to our regular business hours, i.e. 9am to 6pm, M -F. Please feel free to email us at any time, or call us at (626) 6562122 and (626) 6562138 during regular business hours. If your call is not answered, please leave a message with your full name, call back number, and reason for reaching out. We will return your call as soon as we can.
 

  1. Extension of Scholarship Application Deadline

We are extending the application deadline for all institutional scholarships from April 1 to June 15, 2020. Institutional scholarships include Lotus Scholarship, President’s Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, and UWest Scholarship. Deadline for the Golden Benefactor Award remains on Monday, June 1.
 

  1. Submission of Financial Aid Forms

At this point, we are accepting digital financial aid forms via email at financialaid@chiki-2.com. If you have already filled out your form, please use your mobile device to take a clear picture of it and email the image to us. Meanwhile, we are trying to convert some of our financial aid and scholarship forms into fillable PDF format. Please check out the Financial Aid Form Center at a later date for more updates.
 
We understand the above changes may cause inconvenience to you. However, together we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. We want you to know that we are here to assist you in every way we can to access the financial aid services you need during this critical time.

大发体育appStay safe and healthy!

Sincerely,
Lezli Fang
Director of Financial Aid

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At UWest, we are committed to providing a high-quality education at a low price.

大发体育appUWest offers one of the lowest tuition rates of any private University in the nation, one-third the cost of many of the other private schools in Southern California.

With tuition waivers to scholarships, our dedication to providing exceptional financial aid services starts with your eligibility. As part of our mission to be accessible to students of all backgrounds, we will work together with you and your family to ensure the most affordable and valuable college experience possible.

Low Tuition Keeps Your Debt in Check

大发体育appAt UWest, we are committed to providing a high quality education at a low price. We believe that financial aid is about more than just grants and loans. It’s about working together with you and your family to ensure the most affordable and valuable college experience possible.

Our dedication to providing exceptional financial aid services starts with tuition. As part of our mission to be accessible to students of all backgrounds, UWest offers one of the lowest tuition rates of any private University in the nation—one-third the cost of many of the other private schools in Southern California.

Wondering how much it will cost to attend UWest? Check out the cost of attendance.

For your questions, please visit our Financial Aid FAQ page or contact our office.

Contact Us:

Lezli Fang
Director of Financial Aid
lezliyf@chiki-2.com

Yanela Morgan
Financial Aid Officer
yanelam@chiki-2.com