Applying for Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available on-line at  Students must create an FSA ID This ID serves as the student's electronic signature. The FAFSA serves as the application for all sources of financial assistance awarded by the College as well as all Title IV Programs. A financial aid counselor is available to assist each student in explaining the process of applying online.

Complete the FAFSA correctly and truthfully.  There are severe penalties for falsifying information on a FAFSA including the potential for fines and imprisonment.  The College is required to return Title IV aid to the Department of Education in these situations.  The payments of tuition and fees incurred will be the responsibility of the student.

The total financial aid application process may take several weeks to complete. To facilitate their official registration into individual classes, applicants should make every effort to complete the process as outlined below in a timely fashion.

To be considered, all applicants must complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the process for admission into a degree or certificate program at Goodwin College.
  2. Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  3. Students whose FAFSAs are selected for verification must provide additional information to be verified prior to being awarded any financial aid. See your financial aid counselor for any questions you may have regarding additional supporting documentation.