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Freshmen Early Decision- Class of 2024
November 1, 2019 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility. Please note: the FAFSA will not be available to complete until October 1, 2019.
November 1, 2019 2020-2021 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.  Please note: this application will not be available to complete until October 1, 2019.
November 1, 2019 Signed copies of student's and parents'/stepparent's 2018 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms.   
Freshmen Early Action - Class of 2024
December 1, 2019 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility. Please note: the FAFSA will not be available to complete until October 1, 2019.
December 1, 2019 2020-2021 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.  Please note: this application will not be available to complete until October 1, 2019.
December 1, 2019 Signed copies of student's and parents'/stepparent's 2018 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms.   
Freshmen Regular Decision- Class of 2024
January 15, 2020 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility. Please note: the FAFSA will not be available to complete until October 1, 2019.
January 15, 2020 2020-2021 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.  Please note: this application will not be available to complete until October 1, 2019.
January 15, 2020 Signed copies of student's and parents'/stepparent's 2018 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms.   
Freshmen Early Decision- Class of 2023
November 1, 2018 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility. Please note: the FAFSA will not be available to complete until October 1, 2018.
November 1, 2018 2019-2020 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.  Please note: this application will not be available to complete until October 1, 2018.
November 1, 2018 Signed copies of student's and parents'/stepparent's 2017 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms.   
Freshmen Early Action & Regular Decision- Class of 2023
January 15, 2019 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility. Please note: the FAFSA will not be available to complete until October 1, 2018.
January 15, 2019 2019-2020 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.  Please note: this application will not be available to complete until October 1, 2018.
January 15, 2019 Signed copies of student's and parents'/stepparent's 2017 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms.   
BSN Express Students - entering Summer 2019
November 1, 2018 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)*

**If the FAFSA is received by November 1, 2018, BSN Express students will receive their award notification by December 15, 2018.

 

 

Returning Full-Time Students - Academic Year 2019-2020
April 1, 2019 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility.
April 1, 2019 2019-2020 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.
April 1, 2019 Signed copies of student and parents'/stepparent's 2017 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms
Fall Transfer Students - entering Fall 2019
June 1, 2019 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility.
June 1, 2019 2019-2020 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.
June 1, 2019 Signed copies of student and parents'/stepparent's 2017 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms
Spring Transfer Students - entering Spring 2020
November 1, 2019 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This application is used to determine Federal & State aid eligibility.
November 1, 2019 2019-2020 CSS Profile, this application is used (in conjunction with the FAFSA) to determine Institutional Need-Based aid eligibility.
November 1, 2019 Signed copies of student and parents'/stepparent's 2017 US Federal or Puerto Rico Income Tax Returns (with all schedules if filed) and W-2 and/1099 or 1099R forms
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October 6, 2018 Open House Financial Aid Presentation

A review of need-based financial assistance offered by the Office of Financial Assistance, financial aid process, deadlines, and financing options.

 

Please contact us with any questions.

Starting May 17th the University will be operating on our Summer Schedule in which the University closes at noon on Fridays.

Office of Financial Assistance
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Kennedy Hall, Second Floor
Villanova, PA 19085
Telephone: (610) 519-4010
Fax: (610) 519-7599
Email: finaid@villanova.edu

 

Freshman Deadlines

Freshman Class of 2024 Financial Assistance Application Deadlines:*

*Financial Aid Applications will be available to complete starting October 1st.

Early Decision Applicants:            November 1, 2019

Early Action Applicants:               December 1, 2019

Regular Decision Applicants:         January 15, 2020

  • 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed online at https://fafsa.ed.gov 
  • 2020-2021 CSS Profile must be filed online at https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/
  • Signed copies of custodial parent(s)', stepparent's, and student's 2018 US Federal or Puerto Rico Tax Return as well as 2018 Federal W-2's, 1099/1099R's, and all tax schedules must be submitted to IDOC.

*If the student is selected for federal verification, additional documents will be requested.

Returning Student Deadlines

The Villanova University Financial Assistance Deadline for 2019-2020 Returning Students is:

April 1, 2019 - Completed application materials must be postmarked by this date.

·2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at https://fafsa.ed.gov.

·2019-2020 CSS Profile must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/.

·Completed signed copies of custodial parent(s)’, stepparent’s, and student’s 2017 US Federal or Puerto Rico Tax Return as well as 2017 W-2’s, 1099/1099R’s, and all tax schedules must be submitted to IDOC. *Do not submit tax documents to the Office of Financial Assistance*

*If the student is selected for federal verification, additional documents will be requested.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool for the 2019-2020 academic year is available as of October 1st to complete the FAFSA and Federal Verification Process.  We strongly recommend utilizing this tool when completing the FAFSA to ensure that all information is accurate.  Please refer to Step 4: Federal Verification for complete instructions.