Applying for Financial Aid (New Students)

New Students

Deadline Dates

November 15

         

January 15

  • Early Decision I
  • Early Decision II
  • Leadership in Medicine
  • Regular Decision

  • Six-Year Law Program

Merit Aid

  • Consists of scholarships valued between $5,000 and $20,000
  • All admitted students are considered for merit aid through the admissions process
  • No separate applications are required
  • Merit awards are offered to only a select few

Need-Based Aid

The following must be submitted by the appropriate deadline date listed above

Please note that for students who enroll in the Fall, 2017 class and have been offered need based aid, the Financial Aid Office will send notification in May requesting the following items:

  • Student's 2015 Tax information (FAFSA IRS Data Retrieval Tool or IRS Tax Return Transcripts. For specific guidance related to submission of tax information please review our detailed instructions.)
  • Copy of student's 2015 W-2 form(s)
  • 2017-2018 Verification Worksheet - Dependent Worksheet or Independent Worksheet (depending on your status)
  • New York residents only - Copy of Parents' 2015 NYS Tax Return

For families who have experienced a change in circumstances, you may submit the 2017-2018 Change in Family Circumstances Form.

New Canadian Students

Merit Aid

  • Scholarships valued between $5,000 and $16,000
  • All admitted students are considered for merit aid through the admissions process
  • No separate applications are required
  • Merit awards are offered to only a select few

Need-Based Aid

Refer to EDI, EDII and Regular Decision Application deadline dates listed above when submitting the following documents

  • Indicate your intent to apply for financial aid on the admissions application
  • Complete the 2017-2018 CSS Profile.
  • Parent 2015 T-1 Income Tax and Benefit Returns (not the Notice of Assessment)
  • Parent T-4s
  • Quebec residents: Parent 2015 Quebec Income Tax Returns

Please note that for students who enroll in the Fall, 2017 class and have been offered need based aid, the Financial Aid Office will send notification in May requesting the following items:

  • Student's 2015 T-1 Income Tax and Benefit Return, if applicable
  • Student's T-4, if applicable
  • Quebec Residents: Student's 2015 Quebec Income Tax Returns, if applicable

For families who have experienced a change in circumstances, contact the Financial Aid office for required documentation.

New International Students

Merit Aid

  • Scholarships valued at $10,000 per year
  • All admitted students are considered for merit aid through the admissions process
  • No separate applications are required
  • Merit awards are offered to only a select few

Need-Based Aid

Refer to EDI, EDII and Regular Decision Application deadline dates listed above when submitting the following documents

  • Indicate your intent to apply for financial aid on the admissions application
  • Complete the 2017-2018 CSS Profile (refer to deadlines listed above)
  • 2015 foreign income documentation (translated into US dollars) will be required from all enrolling international students in late spring.  It is not necessary to submit this information prior to being accepted.  Examples of income documentation are:
    1. The country's tax return, or
    2. Signed statement from your parent's employer(s) on the company's letterhead indicating annual wages, bonuses, benefits, subsidies, or perquisites.  The statement should indicate if the income is gross income (before taxes) in which case we need to know the taxes paid.

Important: Students applying from Cuba, Ghana, Iran, North Korea and Sudan will not be able to complete the CSS profile. Instead, complete the 2017-2018 International Financial Aid Application.

Please note: The 2017-2018 International Certification of Finances is not valid and acceptable when submitted electronically and is not required for financial aid consideration.  This will ONLY be required in late May from those students who have accepted our offer of admission.

New Transfer Students 2016-2017

Merit Aid

  • Scholarship awards are $15,000 per year
  • All admitted students are considered for merit aid through the admissions process
  • No separate applications are required
  • Merit awards are offered to only a select few

Need-Based Aid

For specific guidance related to submission of tax information please review our detailed instructions

Application Filing Dates – all of the above required applications must be filed by the dates below corresponding with the term of entry.

Fall 2016 entry:            May 1, 2016
Winter 2017 entry:       November 1, 2016
Spring 2017 entry:       February 1, 2017

 

For families who have experienced a change in circumstances, you may submit the 2016-2017 Change in Family Circumstances Form