Financial Aid FAQ

Financial Aid

Q: Is financial aid available for all distance learning programs?

A: Yes.

Q: What types of financial aid does SFIA offer?

A: SFIA offers reduced tuition based on financial need. We also offer interest-free payment plans to help students finance their education. Payment plans enable students to pay their tuition in regular payments over time.

Q: How does SFIA determine eligibility for financial aid?

A: SFIA uses many factors to determine eligibility, including financial need and academic achievement. We also offer financial aid to members of USGBC, AIA members, LEED-certified individuals, members of the military, government employees, individuals who have participated in green building initiatives, and international students.

Q: How do I apply for financial aid?

A: Our application process is very simple. Please email, or call us at 800-634-7779 or 510-523-5174 (local), to request instructions.

Q: When will I know if I am eligible for financial aid?

A: All applicants will receive notification by email within 1-3 business days. If you receive no reply within 3 days, please check your SPAM folder.