West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Cost of Attendance & Eligibility

Cost of Attendance and Eligibility

The Financial Aid Office considers the following costs in estimating your cost of attendance. These costs are subject to your living situation and the number of units you are enrolled in for the Fall and Spring semester.

West Valley Fees

Fall Only

Fall & Spring

Health Service

$19

$38

T-Reg / WebReg

$3

$6

ASB Card

$4

$8

Campus Center Fee

  $15

$30

Total

$41

$82

 

Cost of Attendance

Fall and Spring

Living With Parent

Living Off Campus

Fees @ $46 per unit

$1288

$1288

Books

$1746

$1746

Housing/Food

$4599

$11493

Transportation

$1134

$1278

Personal

$3132

$2871

Total

$11981

$18758

 

Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations:

"...for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving Title IV, HEA program funds, under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan, or work-study assistance (HEA Sec. 484(r)(1)); (20 U.S.C. 1091(r)(1))."

 

Net Price Calculator

https://webprod.cccco.edu/npc/493/npcalc.htm
Calculate an estimated amount you will pay to attend WVC after grants and scholarships, but before student loans.

 

Eligibility Requirements for Financial Aid

Effective July 1, 2012: New students who are enrolling in a program of study must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent in order to be eligible for Title IV funds.

  • Demonstrate financial need (as determined by completing the FAFSA application and the "Basic Equation of Need").

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen (for most programs) with a valid Social Security number (SSN).

  • Be working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program of study at West Valley College.

  • Show, by one of the following means that you're qualified to obtain a postsecondary education:Register (if you haven't already) with the Selective Service, if you're a male between the ages of 18 and 25.

    • Have a high school diploma

    • General Educational Development (GED) certificate.

    • Students who completed a home-schooling curriculum are considered to have received a High School Diploma or its equivalent and are eligible for financial aid. 

    • Students who qualified for financial aid (prior to July 1, 2012) by passing the ATB test or completing 6 credit hours will continue to be eligible for aid due to a grandfathering clause.

  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) once you're in school.

* Basic Equation of Need is the difference between the Cost of attendance and the Estimated Family Contribution (as determined by the FAFSA application).

 

Financial Aid Office
Location

Summer Office Hours:

6/2/14-8/7/14
Monday 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-5:00pm 
7/23/14 8:30am-11:30am, 2:30pm-5:00pm
Thursday Closed 
Friday Closed 

Phone: 408 741-2024
Email: wvfa@westvalley.edu

NEW!

 
Please read the latest and important Federal Updates for financial aid.

 

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