Wondering about the various fees associated with attending Cuesta College? Or where the cashier’s office is? The financial aid office is the place to find out about grants, scholarships, student loans, Board of Governors (BOGW) fee waivers and federal work study.


We understand that the thought of financing the first years of college can be a daunting prospect for anyone, and we are eager to help you and your family understand our financial aid programs and assist you in finding ways to meet your college costs.

For many students and their parents, attending a few years at Cuesta College prior to enrolling at a four-year college or enrolling in one of our excellent vocational programs is a wise idea. Not only can they save a significant amount of money on their tuition costs, but also on room, board, and transportation.

Our Financial Aid office is here to help you obtain funding for your education. Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, tuition waivers, work study, and student loans. We invite you to explore our web site for a fuller description of our comprehensive program of financial assistance, including our Net Price Calculator which will provide you with an individualized estimate of your eligibility for aid and 2009-10 and 2010-11 gainful employment disclosures which will provide regarding our certificate programs.