Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The federal government uses the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to compute need. Whatever source you are applying to, you probably will need to complete the FAFSA (opens new window).

If you provided a working email address when you applied, you'll get an email within a few days with a secure link to your FAFSA results—the Student Aid Report (SAR)—on the Web. Within a few weeks of filing your FAFSA, you will receive a paper SAR. This provides information from your FAFSA and your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

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