Welcome to PROFILE. By filling out one form, you can apply online for nonfederal financial aid from almost 400 colleges and scholarship programs.
Apply for Financial Aid
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Complete your PROFILE application to apply for financial aid.
This interactive presentation will give you useful tips and help you prepare to apply for financial aid using CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®. The minimum browser requirements to view the presentation are Internet Explorer 9+, Chrome 21+, Safari 5.1+, Firefox 14+, iPad 5+, and Android tablet 4.1+.
What you need to know before you apply for financial aid
Make sure to complete the correct PROFILE application. Only complete the Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 PROFILE application if you are entering or returning to school next spring (2014). Students entering or returning to school in the fall of 2014 or spring of 2015 should complete the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 PROFILE application.
View this interactive presentation before you start your PROFILE application. The minimum browser requirements to view the presentation are Internet Explorer 9+, Chrome 21+, Safari 5.1+, Firefox 14+, iPad 5+, and Android tablet 4.1+.
Sign up with the same username if you submitted a PROFILE application last year (2013-14) and we'll automatically fill in some of your information.
INTERNATIONAL USERS AND TRANSFERS OF INFORMATION
The College Board System operates on a software as a service platform that is located in the United States. Therefore, your information will be transferred from your location to the United States. When you furnish information to the College Board through this system, you are consenting to a cross-border transfer of that information. If you choose not to provide your information please notify the institution(s) requesting your data.