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How to Apply for Aid

We are interested in you, your talents, and your potential—not your ability to pay. Prospective first-year students and transfer students start here to see deadlines and find links to the forms you need to complete.

FAFSA and Other Forms

For U.S. citizens or permanent residents, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required to apply for federal financial aid, grants, and loans. The other forms in the list below are required to apply for Dartmouth scholarship funds and loans.

Important Deadlines

Early Decision

CSS Profile: November 1
FAFSA: November 1
IDOC: November 15

Regular Decision

CSS Profile: February 1
FAFSA: February 1
IDOC: February 1

Transfer Students

CSS Profile: March 1
FAFSA: March 1
IDOC: March 1


Choose your residency status for application details:

U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents

Important dates and information about required application documents.

Undocumented Students

Dartmouth provides financial aid to undocumented students.

International Students

Required documents and deadlines for students from outside of the U.S.A.

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