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Please find the column below that best matches your application status (i.e. Early Action, Early Decision, Regular Decision, Spring 2020 Transfer, Fall 2020 Transfer).  Please take note of the application(s) required and when they are due. Each published deadline means the application has to be received by Providence College by the date listed. Therefore, be sure to submit all relevant application(s) to the agencies that are processing them for you in enough time for Providence College to receive them by the required due dates.

The requirements listed below are for individuals interested in both federal and institutional need-based assistance.  Please note, the CSS Profile & prior year business tax information is not required for those families only interested in federal financial assistance.  Also, none of the requirements listed below have to be submitted if families are only interested in merit-b​ased assistance.

In addition, please make sure your applications are in on time, are complete and signed where appropriate. Any incomplete information could cause a delay in the receipt of your financial aid application(s) and could impact the amount of aid you are eligible to receive.  Also, using estimated financial information is acceptable when completing your initial aid applications. Although we do encourage families to estimate the best they can, it is equally important that your applications be received at Providence College by their deadlines. Your award will be tentative based on your estimated figures and then confirmed once we collect and verify your final tax information.

Lastly, once your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has been submitted and processed and the U.S. Department of Education has sent you a Student Aid Report (SAR) please read the comment section very carefully. If there is an issue with the application (i.e. missing signature, citizenship confirmation) it will be outlined in this section and these issues must too be resolved by the deadline in order for the application to be considered on-time.

Please note, we do not participate with CSS IDOC. Therefore, all requested tax documentation needs to be emailed/mailed/faxed directly to the College adhering to all applicable deadlines. Final tax returns are not required until a student deposits.


CSS Profile Code

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  Early Action


Early Decision I

​Early Decision II

Regular Decision

Spring 2020 Transfer
Fall 2020 Transfer
2020-2021 FAFSA 
(available 10/1)Due November 1 (Early Decision I)Due November 15 (Early Action)
2020-2021 FAFSA 
(available 10/1)Due January 15
2020-2021 FAFSA
(available 10/1)Due February 1
2019-2020 FAFSA

Due December 1

2020-2021 FAFSA​

(available 10/1)

Due April 15

2020-2021 CSS Profile

(available 10/1)

Due November 1 (Early Decision I)

Due November 15 (Early Action)

​2020-2021 CSS Profile

(available 10/1)

Due January 15

2020​-2021 CSS Profile

(available 10/1)

Due February 1

2019-2020 CSS Profile

Due December 1

2020-2021 CSS Profile​

(available 10/1)

Due Apr 15

2018 Business Tax Information**

Due November 8 (Early Decision I)

Due December 1 (Early Action)

2018 Business Tax Information**

Due January 15

 2018 Business Tax Information**

Due February 15

2017 Business Tax Information**

Due December 15

2018 Business Tax Information**

Due May 1

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**2018 Business Tax Information – Please send the following information depending on the type of business you and/or your parents have ANY interest or percentage of ownership in:

Sole Proprietorship Schedule C or C-EZ of 2017 Form 1040

Partnership 2018 Form 1065 and K-1

S-Corporation 2018 Form 1120S and K-1

Corporation 2018 Form 1120

**2018 Personal Tax Information – Is not required for initial financial aid review.