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How To Apply For Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Your first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. Marlboro’s FAFSA school code is: 003690.

Federal Student Aid provides more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds each year, but you have to complete the FAFSA to see if any of that money has your name on it.

Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and easier than you might think, and gives you access to the largest source of college financial aid in the U.S. In addition, many states and colleges, such as Marlboro, use your FAFSA data to determine your eligibility for state and school aid. Some private financial aid providers may use your FAFSA information to determine whether you qualify for their aid.

Financial Aid Timeline

October
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available October 1st. Due date is March 1st for New Students and April 1st for Transfers and Returning Marlboro Students.

January

Spring semester bills are due for returning students.

February

If selected for a process called Verification, submit documents that are requested by the Financial Aid Office.

March

Beginning mid-March, award letters are mailed to newly accepted students that have completed the FAFSA application.

May

May 1st is the National Candidate Reply Date.

In mid-May, award letters will be mailed to returning Marlboro students, as long as a FAFSA application has been completed and enrollment deposit has been received.

June

Fall tuition bills will be posted in mid-June. This is aso the best time to sign up for the college’s monthly payment plan. If needed, research and apply for alternative financing options.

July

Payment for Fall bill is due by July 15th.

October

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available October 1st. Complete the renewal application for next year.

December

Spring semester bills are posted.

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