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International students are not eligible for University, state, or federal financial aid. Only students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens are eligible for financial aid.
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE Application
Due Date: February 1, 2014
Parents’ 2013 National Income Tax Return
Due Date: January 15, 2014
International Freshman Financial Aid Statement of Intent
Due Date: January 15, 2014
Caltech Scholarship Data Form
Due Date: July 15, 2014
Complete 2011 Tax Returns
Complete 2012 Tax Returns
Non-Custodial Profile (if applicable)
Business/Farm Information (if applicable)
Yale Financial Aid Application
There is no Institutional Financial Aid Application required at this time. A supplemental application will be sent to matriculated students in May.
2014–2015 CSS Profile Application
(Available October 1)
Parents’ 2012 tax return(s)
International Noncustodial Parent Statement (Only required if your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married.)
International Business Supplement
(Only required if your parent(s) are self-employed or own a business.)
1.The International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA) (pdf).
2.Financial aid forms are due by the application deadline. For Early Action: November 1st
For Regular Decision: February 18, 2013
No other forms are required. International Aid applicants should NOT submit the CSS Profile or the FAFSA.
1. Complete the Princeton Financial Aid Application (PFAA) on the web
The PFAA is free and easy to use for both U.S. and international applicants. Links to detailed instructions on how to access and complete the online application are located on the right hand side of this page.
2. Send a copy of your parents' 2013 tax return and W-2 statements
Once you submit the PFAA, you'll receive an acknowledging e-mail that includes a six digit Application Number. Write this number on your parents' tax documents and e-mail, fax or mail them directly to our office.
If you are an early action applicant, or a regular decision applicant whose parents have not yet filed their 2013 tax forms, please send the 2012 tax documents. These will suffice until the 2013 tax return is available.
3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, complete the FAFSA which is available at Home - FAFSA on the Web-Federal Student Aid.
All documentation sent to MIT should include a completed cover letter.
Designate MIT as a recipient by using our CSS code number of 3514 and answer the CSS Supplemental Questions specific to MIT. If your parents are separated or divorced, fill out the Profile with your custodial parent's information.
Non-Custodial Parent's Information
Your non-custodial parent must submit a separate copy of the College Board International Student Financial Aid Application (this can be obtained by contacting our office), separate parent income tax returns or wage statements and, if necessary, a CSS Business/Farm Supplement.
Parents' 2012 Income Tax Returns or wage statement (translated into English)
Send a signed copy of all pages of your parents' most recent income tax returns, if applicable, to Student Financial Services. You may email a scanned copy of a non-U.S. tax return to email@example.com.
If your country does not have an annual income tax form, send a letter from each parent's employer stating the annual salary earned in local currency.
Translate all materials into English, but report the amounts in your local currency.
CSS Business/Farm Supplement