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Funding Options

There are a multitude of private lenders that will fund programs for Extended Learning (non-matriculated) students. Extended Learning does not sanction any one lender for financial aid. If you are a student who is matriculated (formally accepted to the campus) in an Extended Learning degree program and need additional information about financial aid options, please contact the Financial Aid office at 760-750-4850.

The Cal Vet Waiver does not apply to the Extended Learning degree programs including ABSN, RN-BSN, RN-MSN, MBt, and B.S. in Kinesiology.

Finance Options

Fees for non-credit classes are due at the time of registration. We accept MasterCard, VISA, Discover Card, American Express, check and company purchase orders. Please read our policy on declined credit cards and dishonored checks. Rejected e-checks are subject to a $4.50 fee.

You may also pay with check or money order, in person at Extended Learning (Monday through Friday only), or mail a check or money order made payable to Cal State San Marcos Extended Learning.  No credit card payments can be accepted by mail.

For online registration, Extended Learning accepts MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express and e-check payments securely. Cal State San Marcos Alumni Members receive a 15 percent savings on most non-credit programs.

Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

CSUSM Extended Learning is an approved provider for WIOA with the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the Riverside County Workforce Development Centers. For more information and a list of approved programs visit our WIOA webpage.

MyCAA — Free Career Training for Military Spouses

Military spouses can use MyCAA for Extended Learning programs. Learn more at MyCAA.