Apply for Financial Aid

The most important basic step for all students who wish to apply for financial aid is to submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online, and make sure you add Goucher College to your list of schools. Our federal school code is 002073.

8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA Form

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA 2019-2020 Video Tutorial from UCSB

Parents Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA Form

Submit a FAFSA

Your overall process and timeline will depend on which type of student you are:


Additional FAFSA Tips and Resources

Videos and tutorials from the Department of Education:

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    How to Fill Out the FAFSA

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    FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents

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    Financial Aid Overview

Avoid Common FAFSA Errors (NASFAA Tips)

Creating and Using the FSA ID Tipsheet (PDF)

Which Parent Should be on the FAFSA?