Apply: Current Domestic Student Instructions

Information about the student financial aid portal is available here

Only current domestic students need to re-apply for financial aid. International students cannot re-apply.

Forms Instructions
CSS Profile

Submit your CSS Profile using Bryn Mawr College code #2049. If your parents are divorced, separated, or never married, both parent households must submit a Profile.

After reviewing your Profile data, your financial aid counselor may contact you directly and request that you send more information in order to provide you with the most accurate award possible.

Report your full legal names as they appear on your social security card. Provide your social security number to ensure accurate processing of your financial aid results.

If you are a nontraditional student: Submit your CSS Profile using your information and your spouse's (if applicable).

Available: Oct. 1

Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Complete the online version of the FAFSA  using Bryn Mawr College code #003237. You and a parent must sign your online FAFSA with an FSA ID

We encourage students and parents to use the IRS Data Retrieval (DRT) for a more seamless process.

Report social security numbers and full legal names as they appear on your social security card. Without them, the U.S. Department of Education cannot process your financial aid results.

If you are a nontraditional student: You and your spouse (if applicable) must sign your FAFSA with an FSA ID.

Available: Oct.1

2020 Signed Parent Federal Tax Returns or Non-Filer Statements 

Full federal income tax returns are required to apply for institutional funds.  When you complete the CSS Profile the College Board will prompt you to submit 2020 federal tax returns or non-tax-filer statements to Bryn Mawr College using their Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) at no cost to you or your parents. Submit signed photocopies of all 2020 federal (no state) income tax returns, both business and personal, including all W-2 forms, statements, attachments, and schedules for both parents, including stepparents.

All documents must be uploaded to IDOC.

If you are a nontraditional student: Independent students and spouse (if applicable) must submit signed photocopies of all 2020 federal (no state) income tax returns, both business and personal, including all W-2 forms, statements, attachments and schedules.

Federal Aid Only: If you are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident seeking only Federal financial aid, such as Federal Direct Loan or Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan please submit the FAFSA using Bryn Mawr College Code #003237. We encourage students and parents to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) for a more seamless process. 

Bryn Mawr Merit Scholarship: Students that are Bryn Mawr Merit Scholarship recipients do not need to complete a financial aid application to continue their eligibility from year to year.