Start the 2016-2017 FAFSA Tutorial: The FAFSA in 7 Easy Steps
Follow this step-by-step tutorial (with images) to learn how to fill out your FAFSA quickly and correctly to see if you're eligible for college financial aid.
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
When applying for student aid, you may end up filing both the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE and the FAFSA. Find out how they are different and why it matters.
Differences Between the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE Forms
There are more than a dozen important differences between the FAFSA and PROFILE financial aid application forms. See how the differences impact student aid.
Institutional Applications for Student Financial Aid
Some colleges add to the FAFSA with their own financial aid forms. Find out what types of additional forms your college or university may require.
State Applications for Student Financial Aid
Most states use the FAFSA to award state grants and other state student aid, but some states require additional forms. See if your state is one of them.