FAFSA Update: The 2024-2025 FAFSA is available to complete online. Due to Federal delays in releasing FAFSA information, Northeastern will require additional time to process your offer of financial assistance. Please visit our FAFSA Updates Page for more information and timely announcements.

Effective Fall 2023, Northeastern University has implemented a new policy regarding late fees. Learn more about this policy.

 

College of Professional Studies

How To Apply

There are a number of resources available to help you finance your Northeastern education. We recommend that every student consider applying for financial aid, regardless of their income and assets.

Step 1: Choose an application checklist

First-year Applicant Checklist

Returning Applicant Checklist

Step 2: File the appropriate application by the priority deadline

 FAFSA

All students in the College of Professional Studies are required to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for federal aid programs, as well as a number of institutional funds. The FAFSA is generally available beginning October 1. The 2024-2025 FASFA will be released in December 2023. The priority filing deadline date is three weeks prior to the start of the term. Full-time students who are Massachusetts residents and are interested in the MASS Grant, need to complete the FAFSA prior to May 1.

Designate Northeastern as a recipient of your FAFSA by our school code 002199.

If additional documentation is required to complete the review of your financial aid application, you will be notified in writing.