What is the FAFSA?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form completed by current and prospective college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. The FAFSA should not be confused with the CSS Profile, which is also required by some colleges.

*Even if you think you do not qualify for financial aid you should still file it. In order to receive federal grants, loans, certain scholarships, work study or a student loan, the FAFSA must be filed.