Paying for College

Centralia College works hard to keep tuition down and books affordable for students. But, we know money can be a challege. Thankfully, there are a lot of resources available to help. About 80 percent of Centralia College students receive some kind of financial asisstance.

tuition and fees

Tuition & Fees

How much does it cost to attend Centralia College? We break it down for you and connect you with a payment plan and more.

how to apply

How to Apply for Financial Aid

For most students, this is their starting point for college. Learn how to apply for and receive financial aid, and how to keep it once it's awarded.

types of aid

Types of Aid

Learn the differences between grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, and other types of aid.

how to qualify

How to Qualify

Different types of aid have different requirements. Learn what type of aid works best for you.

Get & Keep Your Financial Aid

Get & Keep Your Financial Aid

So, you received a financial aid award...what now? Here are the steps to receive and keep your financial aid award.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn the answers to some of the most common financial aid questions. 

financial aid forms

Financial Aid Forms

There's a form for that! Connect to all the forms you need to complete your financial aid file.

ways to pay

Ways to Pay

Pay online, in person, by phone, by mail, or sign up for the payment plan.



You may be chosen at random to provide verification of your financial aid documents. If that happens, here's the info you need.

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Student Job Center & Work-Study

The Student Job Center (SJC) can help you find part-time jobs to supplement your educational costs.

Workforce Funding

Workforce Funding

If you're planning to retrain for a new career, funding may be available to help you. Learn about the different programs and how to apply.



Connect with the Centralia College Foundation to get the latest on scholarships.


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