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Cogswell Polytechnical College makes every effort to insure that each and every student who is accepted and wishes to enroll has the financial ability to meet his or her educational expenses. It is the goal of the Financial Aid Office to provide financial aid packages that are responsive and flexible so that Cogswell remains affordable. The Financial Aid Office strongly encourages students and parents to ask as many questions as necessary to fully understand the options that are available to them and the process for applying. Please feel free to contact us to schedule an appointment for financial aid counseling.
Cogswell Polytechnical College
Financial Aid Office
191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, California 95134 USA
Toll Free: 800.264.7995
Scholarships are funds awarded on the basis of certain factors, such as academic merit or financial need.
Grants are awarded on the basis of financial need and do not have to be paid back.
Loans can come from public or private sources and is money that must be repaid with interest.
This program allows students to earn money through various job opportunities at Cogswell.
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
By appointment ONLY
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No Phone Service
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Step 1: Apply for a Federal Student Aid ID.
Step 2: Complete and submit your FAFSA.
Cogswell's school ID number is: 001177.
Step 3: Allow 3–5 days for your application to be processed. You will receive a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR), review your SAR for accuracy and then contact Cogswell to walk you through your FAFSA results.
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Get an early estimate of your potential college expenses.
Learn more about Cogswell College's payment plan.
When you’re ready to apply or just want more information about getting started, visit our Admissions section. Or give us a call at 800.264.7955. We'll be happy to help you find details on application requirements, tuition and navigating the financial aid process.