Financial Aid & Fees / Tuition

Time to file your 2022-2023 FAFSA!

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Financial aid is made available by federal and state governments and private sources in the form of grants, scholarships, employment, and loans. This assistance makes it possible for students to continue their education beyond high school, even if they and/or their family cannot meet the full cost of the college they choose to attend.

FAFSA How-To Video

5 Easy Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Apply Online

    Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    (FAFSA) at
    (students with Social Security number)
    (students without Social Security number)
    West Los Angeles College's (WLAC)
    Federal School Code: 008596
  2. Wait 1 Week for Processing

    Check for emails from FAFSA, CSAC, and WLAC.
  3. View your To-Do list on the Student Information System (SIS) Portal
  4. Submit forms online

    Submit any requested documentation/information at
    All documents must be completed before your file can be reviewed by the Financial Aid office. Forms can be submitted via computer or smart phone.
  5. View your awards

    Once your file review is completed, check the SIS portal for your awards.

How Financial Aid Works

Aid Resources

Tuition & Fees

See list of fees

WLAC remains one of the most affordable college nationwide. To determine a student's financial need, the financial aid office will take into consideration the student's cost of attendance and expected family contribution (see Cost of Attendance table). Fees may be paid online via the Student Information System.

NOTE: Fees are subject to change by the CA Legislature.

Financial Aid Workshops


Note: Due to the sensitivity and security of Financial Aid, it is important to use LACCD student email. In order to verify identity, please:

Office Hours

Mondays and Thursdays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fridays: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location & Contact

Student Services Building (SSB) 1st Floor
Phone: (310) 287-4532

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