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CA Student Aid Commission

The Commission is the principal state agency responsible for administering financial aid programs for students attending public and private universities, colleges, and vocational schools in California. The Commission has never wavered from its central mission to make education beyond high school financially accessible to all Californians. 


Promoting eductaional equity by making Postsecondary Eductaion afforable for all Califonians. 


Transforming lives by creating educational opportunities for the state’s diverse population, driving its social and economic well-being to ensure a promising future for all.

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Other Cal-SOAP Programs

Cal-SOAP projects operate in sixteen locations throughout the state by consortia of secondary and postsecondary schools and community agencies.