The Learning 1st program offers many services to students, including financial aid, academic advisors ready to help, a tuition guaranteed incentive and access to virtual libraries.

Financial Aid Services

Students who meet the FAFSA general eligibility criteria may be eligible to receive financial aid. Please see this website for more details:

Federal Student Aid - Basic Eligibility Criteria


Academic Advising

We have academic advisors available to help you in the decision making process. They will guide you and recommend the most suitable degree pathway for you.

For immediate assistance, please contact us:

Phone:   (714) 241-6326 X16323
Toll Free:   (866) 422-2645 X16323
Email:   learning1st@coastlin.edu

Tuition Guarantee

Students who complete the program within four years are guaranteed the following:

  • Penn State World Campus* & University of Illinois-Springfield
       4 year tuition rate freeze (*once a student begins taking their courses)
  • Troy University & University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Isenberg School of Management
       4 year tuition rate freeze (*once a student begins taking their courses)

Virtual Library

After you have been accepted into the program and registered with the appropriate institution(s), you will be granted access to their virtual library. For more information on obtaining your user log-in credentials, please contact us:

Phone:   (714) 241-6326 X16323
Toll Free:   (866) 422-2645 X16323
Email:   learning1st@coastlin.edu