Apply for Campus Aid

Make Earning an ACU Degree Achievable 

We know college is an expensive investment and the process of applying and determining how you’ll pay for it can be overwhelming. We also know that an ACU degree is a valuable asset, one that will never lose its value and will prepare you for a successful career and life.

We have created these steps to help guide you and simplify the process of applying for financial aid to make your goal of attending ACU a reality.


How to Apply for Aid

Apply for Admission

Before we can determine if you are eligible for aid, you must first be approved for admission. Please submitted your application. (link “application”)

Complete your FAFSA at 

Enter Arizona Christian University’s code 007113 to have a copy sent to ACU. If eligible, please use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool or DRT to complete the FAFSA.

Complete and submit all required documents at
  • Loan Agreement for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans
  • Entrance Counseling
  • Parent Plus Loan Application – If applicable
  • Parent Plus Master Promissory Note – If applicable 

If selected for verification, all verification documents must be completed prior to any financial aid being applied to a students account for the upcoming academic year.

Important Dates

October 1, 2019 – FAFSA opens for the next academic year

Documents When to Complete
2019-2020 FAFSA Opens October 1, 2018
2020-2021 FAFSA Opens October 1, 2019
Master Promissory Note Can be completed anytime
Entrance Counseling Can be completed anytime
Parent Plus Loan Complete 4 months prior to the start of semester. Credit check only good for 6 months

Notification of Aid Package

All financial aid packages will be provided for student review in the student portal. If you have questions regarding your package or to make any changes, please contact your assigned Enrollment Management Specialist.

Office of Financial Aid

Arizona Christian University
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

(602) 489-5300