EOP applicants should demonstrate the family is unable to provide an annual contribution of more than $1,500 toward their college expenses. These guidelines are intended to identify and give priority to the most financially needy applicants. Low-income criteria is determined through the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) which is derived from the FAFSA application and cannot exceed $1,500 to be eligible for EOP services. EOP applicants must apply for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California DREAM Act application.
Fall Income Guidelines (2023-2024):
*These guidelines are intended to identify and give priority to the most financially needy applicants.
Single, No dependents
Married, No dependents other than spouse
With dependents other than spouse
Reporting Changes in Income
For changes, such as income reporting errors or special circumstances students are encouraged to contact The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.