The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is usually available on October 1, but for just this year, the application for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 is expected to open in late December. Students will use tax information from 2022 to submit the 2024-25 FAFSA. Complete your application as soon as possible to be considered for the most financial aid.

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Recommended FAFSA Deadline: Feb. 15

We highly recommend completing the FAFSA by Feb. 15 in order to be considered for all types of financial aid. You can still apply for financial aid after this date; however, some funds are first-come, first-served and after Feb. 15, funds begin to run out.