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Private Colleges and Universities:
Access for Undocumented Students

Biola University

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California, 90639

California Lutheran University

60W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California, 91360

Chapman University

One University Drive, Orange, California, 92866

Harvey Mudd College

301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, California, 91711

Pomona College

333 N. College Way, Claremont, California, 91711

Biola University

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:N/A

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    N/A

    Additional information:N/A

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:N/A

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    N/A

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    Yes

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Yes

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

California Lutheran University

60W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:It's kind of a yes and no question. For admission they're treated as domestic students. For Financial Aid they are more or less treated like international students because they don't qualify for every form of aid that is available to domestic students.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    Yes

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:I know I answered yes, but I want to make sure to note that I'm answering yes for institutional need-based aid.

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    CADAA, CLU institutional form

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    Yes

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Yes

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

Chapman University

One University Drive, Orange, California 92866 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:Undocumented and DACA students should follow the sameĀ application processĀ as other first-year or transfer applicants.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    Yes

    Additional information:Every applicant to Chapman is considered for a merit-based scholarship.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:Undocumented students are eligible for Chapman awards, including merit-based scholarships, department aid, and limited need-based aid.

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    Common App, California Grant via the CA DREAM Act

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    No

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    Yes

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    No

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

Harvey Mudd College

301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, California 91711 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    No

    Additional information:They are treated as international students.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    Yes

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    No

    Additional information:Same reason as above

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    CSS Profile (if cost prohibits, ISFAA). Certification of Finances.

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    No

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    No

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    No

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

Pomona College

333 N. College Way, Claremont, California 91711 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    No

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    CSS Profile and, if eligible California resident, the California DREAM Act Application

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    Yes

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Yes

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

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