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Financial Aid

Early Action Applicants

Deadline: February 3, 2014

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.

Eligibility

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 3, 2014

Federal need-based aid requires the FAFSA only (unless selected for verification). If you would like to be considered for instituitonal need-based aid as well, please complete the CSS Profile in addition to any other documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid. 

  1. 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 3. Our FAFSA school code is 002146.
  2. 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 must be received on time for consideration of institutional need-based funds.
  3. Additional documentation due by the Early Action Financial Aid Deadline, if applicable:

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) 2013 federal tax returns, including all schedules and W2's.
  • Signed copies of student's 2013 federal tax returns, including all schedules.
  • Any additional documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid

 

Document Submission:  Financial aid application materials must be mailed to:

Emerson College, Databank Financial Aid Processing Center

PO Box 878

Randolph, MA 02368-0880