Financial Aid & Scholarships for Undergraduates

Alliant International University has created a comprehensive program that further improves access and affordability, assisting students affected by California’s budget cuts to education. Alliant starts with one of the lowest private university tuitions in California and we will work with you individually to develop a plan to finance your education.

Alliant Tuition Scholarship Program

Alliant offers students scholarships to help make education affordable. University, school and merit-based scholarships are available.

All domestic, undergraduate bachelor’s students are eligible for scholarships based on a designated percentage of tuition cost for those that have an incoming or continuing cumulative GPA of 2.0 and above. These awards start at 20% and increase each year as you progress toward your degree.

*Alliant Tuition Scholarships:   Example Scholarship Amount
Freshman 20% $3,360
Sophomore 25% $4,200
Junior 30% $5,040
Senior 35% $5,880

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above are awarded an additional $1,000 scholarship each year for academic excellence.

President’s Scholarship

Exceptional students who exhibit leadership skills and academic excellence may apply for a $7,000 President’s Scholarship. Applicants must hold a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 60-units (including transfer units). This scholarship requires students to submit an application and short essay.

Public Service Partners Scholarships

Employees of partner organizations in San Diego County are eligible for a 50% tuition scholarship and waiver of all fees if admitted to our criminal justice and psychology bachelor’s degree programs.

Eligible Partners

  • Criminal Justice Systems Program
    • Sworn officers and first responders: police, sheriff, fire, and border patrol working in San Diego County
    • All criminal justice personnel working for the IRS, DA, or City Attorney, and in the probation, parole, or court systems in San Diego County
  • Psychology Program
    • All employees, contractors, partners, and providers of Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) in San Diego County and Mental Health Systems Inc.

Click to get more information about the Public Service Partners Scholarships.

Want to know more?

Our admissions team is here to help you. Give us a call at 1-866-825-5426 to speak with an admissions advisor. Or, request more information online.

Financial Aid Resources

Below are additional financial aid resources for students preparing for college or completing a degree at Alliant:

*To be eligible for university scholarships, students must meet minimum admission requirements and be enrolled full-time. Scholarships are for domestic students only. Contact admissions to speak to a representative about scholarship options for international students.

The California School of Management & Leadershipalso offers a tuition scholarship to students in the business administration bachelor’s program. A student can select one of these two scholarship programs. A student may get either the Alliant tuition scholarship or the School of Management & Leadership tuition scholarship and can choose which one they would like. They are not offered as a combined scholarship.