A St. Olaf education is a substantial investment with a life-long return. We know the financial aid process can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help.
1. Financial Aid – What You Need to Know
2. Need-Based Financial Aid – What You Need to Know
The financial aid application process runs concurrent to the admission process. For full consideration for all sources of aid please adhere to the deadlines listed below. For many, financial aid plays an important role in choosing a college and our goal is to provide you with accurate and timely information to help you make your decision.
For international students applying to St. Olaf, please click here for the financial aid process for international students.
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|A free tool designed to give families an estimated dollar amount of their eligibility for need-based financial aid at St. Olaf College. It can be completed in 10-15 minutes.|
This free tool can help you anticipate your college costs and estimate your eligibility for need-based aid at St. Olaf. It does not give an exact amount of financial aid but will present an estimated range for financial aid eligibility. It can be completed in fewer than five minutes.
Below is a step by step guide for applying for financial aid.
|STEP 1: COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
|STEP 2: CSS Profile
| STEP 3: FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
|STEP 4: SUBMIT TAX AND OTHER DOCUMENTS
For answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding financial aid, go to our FAQ’s page.
Financial Aid Dates and Deadlines for Students Applying for Fall 2020 Enrollment
|Financial Aid Deadline||Early Decision 1||Early Decision 2||Regular Decision|
|Complete and Submit the CSS Profile||November 15||January 8||January 15|
|Complete and Submit the FAFSA||November 15||January 8||January 15|
|Financial Aid Award Notification||December 13||February 8||April 1|
|Financial Aid Timeline with Next Steps||Early Decision Timeline||Early Decision Timeline||Regular Decision Timeline|