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Apply for Federal Student Aid

Types of Federal Student Aid

Grants (Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), PELL Grant), Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans.

For specifics on each type of federal funding available, you can visit:

Start by Submitting Your FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows students to request federal grants, work-study, and loans, all in one application.

When Should I Apply?

The FAFSA application opens October 1 each year*.

You can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at throughout the year, starting October 1 for the upcoming academic year.

You must submit a new FAFSA each year to renew your federal financial aid for the next academic year.

*The 2024-2025 FAFSA will not be available until December 2023 due to application changes.

Who Should Apply?

Everyone Should Submit a FAFSA Application.

We encourage everyone to complete the FAFSA, whatever the family’s income level. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid if your are waiving the FAFSA and do not wish to use Federal student aid, or to receive need based aid (such as scholarships or grants).

When completing your FAFSA, add Randolph College, Federal School code number 003734

Returning students will complete a new FAFSA every year they are in school and wish to receive Federal Student Aid, preferably by June 1. Returning students will not receive a Financial Aid award letter until they have submitted a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year, or have waived the FAFSA with the Office of Financial Aid. Renew your FAFSA.

Applying for Randolph College Scholarships

Submitting your application for Admission is all you need to do to be considered for a Randolph College scholarship – there are no other forms to complete. Learn more about Randolph College’s wide range of scholarship programs.

Dates and Deadlines

  • October 1*:  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for the next academic year
  • November 15:  Early Action Application for Admission Deadline
  • December 1: Spring Semester Student Application Deadline (1st Year and Transfer)
  • March 1:  Regular Decision Application for Admission Deadline (rolling admission after March 1)
  • June 1:  Enrollment Deposit due to accept admission and financial aid offers
  • July 1: Fall semester bills are sent by the Business Office
  • August 1: Fall Semester Transfer Student Application Deadline

*The 2024-2025 FAFSA will not be available until December 2023 due to application changes.

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