Financial Aid at Central Penn College

Financial Aid at Central Penn College

Step 1

Begin the financial aid process by completing the following:

  • Create a FSA ID. You and a parent you live with (if applicable) need to create an FSA ID at to electronically sign documents.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at starting October 1, using your and your parent whom you live with’s (if applicable) tax information. Central Penn College’s school code is 004890. Must be completed by March 1.
  • Pennsylvania residents: Complete the FAFSA by May 1 to be considered for PHEAA State Grant. If you have any questions, talk to one of our financial planning coordinators by calling 1-800-759-2727.
  • Complete the Federal Direct Student Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note at

Step 2

Apply for scholarships! Complete a scholarship application online at Applications must be received on or before their deadlines.

Step 3

Apply for alternative loans or our payment plan. Go to our financial aid page for all of our loan and payment options.

Central Penn’s FAFSA school code is 004890

Central Penn’s FAFSA school code is 004890


Scholarships are monetary awards that do not have to be repaid. Central Penn college offers an extensive range of scholarships. More than $500,000 in institutional scholarships are awarded annually to those who qualify.

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Student may be eligible for grants, which are monetary awards that they are not required to repay. Various grants may be available to qualifying Central Penn students. Explore your options!

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Central Penn College awards more than $500,000 in institutional scholarships annually to those who qualify.


Loans are monetary awards that must be repaid by the borrower. There are various options available to those who qualify, from federal loans to private loans.

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Federal Work-Study

Work-study is a need-based federal program provides students the opportunity to earn money to offset the cost of their education, while working toward their degree.

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