Early Action Applicants
Deadline: February 1, 2013
Please understand that the tentative award for Early Action applicants is estimated and not final. It may change when additional requirements are received and data is verified. When the financial aid application is complete and verified, an official award letter will be available online.
Emerson offers several need-based and merit-based financial aid programs. To be considered for merit-based aid, you should have a distinguished academic record, or demonstrate leadership or outstanding potential either in your school or community. To apply for need-based aid, you must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident and you must follow the application steps below.
View our Eligibility Requirements section for further information.
How to Apply for Early Action
Financial Aid Deadline: February 1, 2013
Complete the following applications:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Form
You may submit this form to the Federal Processing Center beginning January 1. It must be received and processed by the Federal Processor before the early action deadline of February 1. Our FAFSA school code is 002146.
CSS PROFILE Application
You may complete this application beginning now. Collegeboard (CSS) will transmit the data to Emerson College as long as you pay the appropriate fees. Our CSS PROFILE school code is 3367. This application is required for consideration of institutional need-based funds.
- Additional documentation due by the Early Action Financial Aid Deadline, if applicable:
If your parents are divorced or separated:
The noncustodial parent needs to fill out the Noncustodial Parent's Statement. Emerson College does not participate in the Noncustodial PROFILE offered by the College Board.
If you receive an initial tentative award, you may be required to submit the remaining documents to complete your file and verify your aid offer. Additional documents may include:
- Signed copies of your parent(s) 2012 federal tax returns, including all schedules and W2's.
- Signed copies of student's 2012 federal tax returns, including all schedules.
- Any additional documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid
Financial aid application documents can be mailed, faxed or emailed to us:
Mail: Attn Financial Aid, 120 Boylston St, Boston MA 02116