Paying for College
For students who are undocumented.
Students who are undocumented CAN get FREE money to help them pay for college!
Below are the different applications that can be completed to apply for financial aid. See more information on each to identify which one you should complete and how to complete them.
What is Financial Aid?
Financial aid is a term that refers to any money that is being used to help you pay for college. There are different types of financial aid and it's important to know what they are so that you can make sure to to use it properly. Here are the different types of money that you can get to help you pay for college:
Why can't I fill out the FAFSA if I'm undocumented?
It is recommended that undocumented students do not complete the FAFSA since they are ineligible for Federal Financial Aid. It is important for you to be aware however, that colleges may consider your application incomplete without the FAFSA. Undocumented students should reach out to the college admissions representatives to discuss why their FAFSA is not complete. These representatives will be able to provide you with other options for demonstrating financial need that does not require you to complete the FAFSA.
Undocumented students may need to utilize Financial Aid Calculators to help post-secondary institutions determine the student’s financial need since they are not able to complete the FAFSA.
Below please see some financial aid calculator links:
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