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To Accept/Decline a Loan

Loans can be accepted on Bronco Direct after Monday August 14, 2017. First-time borrowers must complete an online Entrance Workshop.

To decline or reduce a loan, submit an Information Update Form to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

Please note: After you have accepted your loan(s) you will not be able to make changes. If changes need to be made, you must submit an Information Update Form to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

Master Promissory Note: Beginning Friday, August 25, 2017, new Stafford Loan borrowers need to sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN).

Parent Plus Loan: Beginning Friday, August 25, 2017, parents will be notified by Direct Lending regarding the status of their loan. If approved, the Master Promissory Note (MPN) must be signed. If denied, the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships will send an email to the student with instructions on how to apply for an additional Unsubsidized Stafford Loan.   

Other Helpful Information

Checking Financial Aid Award

Financial aid awards can be viewed on BroncoDirect. For students with complete and reviewed files you will find your award on "View My Financial Aid." If you are not sure of your status you can check for outstanding documents on the "To Do List" link under Personal Portfolio section of the Student Self Services menu.

Information About Wait-listed Classes

Please note: Wait list classes are not counted for enrollment purposes in the disbursement of financial aid to your account. If you are not able to reach full-time status, your financial aid will be adjusted to your current enrollment status.

Online Bronco Scholarship Application for 2017-2018

Click on the Bronco Scholarship Application to apply for over 300 on-campus scholarship opportunities.

Affordable Colleges Ranking

Most affordable colleges for incoming students

Good news! California State Polytechnic University, Pomona ranked #126 in the Most Affordable Colleges for Incoming Freshman with Financial Need Report. In short, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is one of the best in the country at helping its students financially.

In this report, schools are ranked based on the following data from Peterson’s Financial Aid Data:

  • Percent of Students with Financial Need
  • Average Amount Given to Students in Financial Need

College has become an extremely important avenue towards employment and wealth for high school graduates. The only problem is that college tuition and the overall cost of attendance are soaring. Providing an affordable education is extremely important, so California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is doing a great job!