Introduction to FAFSA®1
Using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Thank you for your interest in Carrington College. Please follow the steps below if you are interested in using Federal Student Aid to assist you in funding your education. Following these steps will allow Carrington to work with you immediately following your appointment should you chose to enroll. There are no charges or fees to apply for federal aid, and applying for aid does not obligate you to apply for college. Student loans, grants, and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
1. FASFA® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Education
STEP 1: APPLY FOR YOUR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FSA ID
Your FSA ID can be used each year to electronically apply for federal student aid and to access your Federal Student Aid records online. Your FSA ID acts as an electronic signature. If you are a dependent student, both you and your parent will need an FSA ID to electronically sign.
How to create an FSA ID (Account Username and Password)
How to regain access to your FSA ID (Account Username and Password)
STEP 2: COMPLETE YOUR 2023-2024 FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA®)
How to Fill Out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Form
CARRINGTON COLLEGE SCHOOL CODE IS BASED ON LOCATION. USE THE CODE FOR YOUR CAMPUS OF INTEREST
For general FAFSA® questions, call the FAFSA® Help Line at 800.433.3243 (800.4FEDAID).
NEED EXTRA SUPPORT?
STEP 3: HOLD ONTO YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAILS! THIS INFORMATION MAY BE REQUIRED WHEN YOU WORK WITH YOUR FINANCIAL SERVICES ADVISOR.
We look forward to helping you through the financial aid process and are dedicated to helping you make your career objectives a reality! If you have any questions, please contact our Financial Services Department.
Paying For College at Carrington College
Your education is a big investment, but like most investments, it takes some amount of money up front. A new career can transform your life, so paying for education shouldn’t stand in the way.