The for (FAFSA) is available to students on October 1 of the year before they enter . The online FAFSA provides space for applicants to list up to 10 colleges, and the PDF version has space for only four colleges. In some cases, students may want to add another school to the FAFSA.
For example, what if you aren’t sure which colleges you want to apply to yet? Or, what if you change your mind? Can a apply for at more than 10 colleges for the same ? use the FAFSA to
This is one of the most common questions about the FAFSA.
This article will explain step-by-step if you’ve already listed 10. The solution involves deleting the original set of 10 colleges after the FAFSA has been processed, then adding a new set of 10 colleges.
Enter the First Set of 10 Colleges
List an in-state public the , to qualify for state grants. While the U.S. Department of Education no longer shares the list of colleges on the FAFSA with the colleges, it still shares this with state grant agencies. If you do not list a public first on the FAFSA, you will not be considered for state funds. first on
Next, use the remaining nine spaces to list the colleges with the earliest deadlines on the FAFSA and submit the FAFSA.
Wait for the SAR
When you get your (SAR) from the U.S. Department of Education, it is a sign that the 10 colleges have received your Institutional Record (ISIR) containing your .
Then, it is safe for you to login to fafsa.ed.gov , delete the original list of 10 colleges and add 10 new colleges.
How to Add a School to the FAFSA as a
To delete and add colleges, you will need to make a . After you create a Save Key for this session, click the Next button until you reach the Selection Summary page, where you can delete the old colleges and click on ADD A to add new colleges.
Don’t worry. The at the old colleges will continue to receive updates to your even though they are no longer listed on the FAFSA. So, if you correct an error on the FAFSA, they will be able to see the correction.
Repeat this process as many times as necessary. Each time, you must wait until you receive the SAR before deleting the old colleges and adding a new . You can view your SAR data at any time by logging into the FAFSA using your . or
Other Ways to Add A School to the FAFSA
If you don’t have convenient access to the and the can add itself to your ., you can add and delete colleges by telephone. Call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) and give them the Data Release Number (DRN) from your SAR. They will then delete the old colleges and add the new colleges for you. You can also give the DRN to a
Once you’ve added each , contact each department to see if any is required for your . or
If you don’t receive enough financial aid and federal student loans to cover your full college costs, you may want to consider a private student loan. Many students use private student loans as a supplement to savings, financial aid and federal student loans.