FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications can be filed starting October 1st each year.
Remember: Financial aid deadlines aren’t the same as college admission deadlines.
The FAFSA must be filed every year a student is in school.
If you’re a dependent student, you’ll need this information for you and your parents:
The FAFSA gives families and students access not just to federal loans, but also state aid, if it’s available. Many colleges oﬀer their own aid too, although it’s usually limited. Students should check https://studentaid.gov/ for their state’s deadlines and their colleges’ websites for those deadlines.
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*Source: https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/grants#federal. FAFSA application submission time frames and required tax information are projected based on information provided in the September 14, 2015 IFAP FAFSA filing date change announcement (also referenced as the Dear Colleague letter).
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