Federal Student Aid (FSA) is making sweeping changes to the FAFSA for the 2024-2025 school year. These changes include updated application questions, financial need calculations, as well as the FAFSA platform itself. The new FAFSA will not be launched until December 2023, instead of October 1st. Please visit acpe.alaska.gov/alaskafafsacompletion for FAFSA updates.
On April 1, 2023, the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) transferred the servicing of all ACPE’s Education Loans to American Education Services (AES). AES is a national student loan servicer, with more than 50 years of experience helping borrowers manage and pay off their education loans. Together, ACPE and AES will support Alaskans by providing tools and resources to streamline education loan repayment. For account information or to make a payment, please contact the AES Customer Service Center at 1-800-233-0557. For more information, please review these frequently asked questions.
The Commissioners of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) deliver statement of support for the Alaska FAFSA Completion Initiatives. Read more
The standardized test score (ACT, SAT, WorkKeys) requirement for Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) eligibility is in effect for the Class of 2022 and Class of 2023. For more information about APS eligibility, visit aps.alaska.gov.
The 2023-24 Loan Applications are now available.
AKCIS 360 is your take-anywhere, Personal Learning & Career Plan (PLCP).
An Alaska Student Aid Portal (ASAP) account tracks eligibility & usage of the AEG and APS.
Learn about available resources to pay for postsecondary education. Download helpful tools and videos for students, parents, teachers, and more!
Providing programs for grades PK-12, college & career planning with AKCIS, and FAFSA and scholarship assistance, ACPE offers resources to support all Alaskans.
Discover more about Alaska's merit-based aid program, the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) and our need-based program, the Alaska Education Grant (AEG).
Offering loans for students pursuing specific fields of study. Examples include fisheries, dentistry, occupational therapy, and the WWAMI medical program.