Applying for Aid

How to Apply

The Financial Aid Office at Compton College is one of many student services available at Compton College. Obtaining a college education is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime and Compton College strongly encourages students to apply for financial aid and use this webpage to navigate the various resources available to you. The Financial Aid Office staff is available to assist you with questions or concerns you have as you complete the application process.

FAFSA School Code

Compton College FAFSA School Code: 042817


The California DREAM Act of 2011 is the result of two bills, Assembly Bill 130 (AB 130) and Assembly Bill 131 (AB 131). Together, these bills allow undocumented and documented students who meet certain provisions of AB 540 to apply for and receive Cal Grants and California Community Colleges Promise Grant at community colleges as well as institutional aid at California colleges and universities.

Compton College School Code for the CA Dream Act Application: 04281700

For comprehensive information about the California DREAM Act, including access to the application materials, important dates, and instructions, please visit

California DREAM Act Timeline: October 1 - March 2

DREAM Act application becomes available for DREAM Act Cal Grants. All DREAM Act eligible Cal Grant students would receive their awards starting with the Fall/Spring academic year. It is critical that DREAM Act eligible students complete the California DREAM application by March 2 to maximize their eligibility for financial aid at California institutions.

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