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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal form a student must file in order to qualify for federal funds, state grants and college need-based financial aid.
  • This form must be filed each year beginning in the spring of a student’s senior year of high school.
  • The information provided on the FAFSA is used to calculate a student’s Expected Family Contribution, or EFC.
  • The information used to fill out the FAFSA should be taken from tax return information from the calendar year prior to the academic year for which the student is applying for financial aid (e.g., 2015 calendar year tax information for the 2016-2017academic year). 
  • To file the FAFSA, you go to

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