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Financial Aid

A college degree is within your reach. The CF Financial Aid Office supports students and their families with planning for and meeting college expenses. Learn about the options for scholarships, grants and loans.

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Enter your information to see your estimated cost of attending CF.

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See estimated rates for CF’s current tuition, fees and cost of living.

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Stay Informed

Learn about financial literacy topics such as budgeting and credit scores.

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Get in touch with the Financial Aid team by phone or email.

New Scholarship

Apply for the Fast Track Enroll Now Scholarship!

2020 and 2021 high school graduates seeking an A.A. or A.S. degree at CF may be eligible for up to $500 in new scholarship funds for classes starting in the Summer B semester, thanks to a new grant from the Florida College System Foundation and the Helios Education Foundation.

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Financial Assistance

CF awards more than $2 million in scholarships each year

You don’t have to do this alone. At CF, 87% of students receive some form of financial aid. Scholarships, grants, work study, loans — there are so many forms of financial assistance to help you earn your degree!

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Tuition and fees

Take advantage of one of the lowest tuition rates in the United States

CF ranks in the top 1% of colleges in the U.S. for affordability, with tuition rates that are less than half of what you would pay to attend a public university and just a third of what you would pay for a private university.

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Check aid status

Stay up to date on your award status

Current students can find financial aid information on the MyCF student portal. You can view your student financial aid status at any time. You will also find financial aid forms and helpful information.

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Watch and learn

Financial Aid TV, FATV, provides current and prospective students and families with instant 24/7 access to short videos that discuss important financial aid topics such as:

  • Applying for financial aid
  • Financial aid eligibility
  • Types of financial aid (e.g. grants and loans)
  • Financial literacy
  • Florida Bright Futures
  • Education Tax Benefits and Credits

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Apply for aid

Don’t forget your FAFSA!

Students are encouraged to apply for aid by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, every year.

The 2020-2021 FAFSA opened on Oct. 1, 2019, for students who will be attending CF in the 2021 spring semester. Students and parents will report 2018 income.

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Student-Specific Financial Aid

Some aid may vary depending on your student type. Select the option that applies to you for more information.

Consumer Information

The following information is provided in accordance with the federal Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.

  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Cost of Attendance
  • Determining Need for Financial Aid
  • Federal Work Study
  • Financial Aid Disbursements and Refunds
  • Financial Aid Eligibility
  • Financial Aid Programs Available
  • Purchasing Books with Financial Aid
  • Remedial and English as a Second Language (ESL) Coursework
  • Return of Unearned Financial Aid
  • Rights and Responsibilities of Financial Aid Recipients
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Student Loans/Federal Direct Loans
  • Study Abroad

Un miembro del equipo de trabajo que habla español está disponible para brindar información y respuestas a las preguntas sobre ayuda financiera en el College of Central Florida. Por favor llame al 352-873-5800 o envíe un email a Haga clic aquí para ver los vídeos básicos de ayuda financiera en español.

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Have questions about paying for college? Let’s talk! Call or email us.

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