applying for aid

Financial Aid Priority Deadlines

  • Early Action and Regular Decision students: FAFSA due by March 1
  • Fall transfer students: FAFSA due by April 15
  • Returning students: FAFSA due by March 1

Required Forms

To apply for financial aid, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by the priority deadline listed above.

  • Visit the website for step-by-step instructions.
  • Remember to apply for a Personal Identification Number (PIN), which serves as your electronic signature on the form.
  • Colby-Sawyer's federal school code for the FAFSA is 002572.

Other Forms

If your financial situation has changed, you may submit a Special Consideration form.

Questions? Call (800) 272-1015 or email