Prior to admission
Early Decision I -- November 15
Early Decision II -- January 15
Regular Decision -- January 15
For students seeking Colgate financial aid, only the PROFILE and (if applicable) Noncustodial PROFILE are required by the above deadline dates.
After payment of the enrollment deposit
In May, admitted students receiving Colgate aid will be required to submit the following:
FAFSA (U.S. citizens only)
Tax returns (U.S. and Canadian citizens only)
Documentation of resources (non-U.S. citizens only)
We cannot guarantee that an otherwise-qualified applicant will receive institutional financial aid if the stated deadlines are not met.
Domestic students applying only
student aid need not meet the above deadlines, and need not submit the PROFILE. They may instead submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at any time during, or in the months immediately preceding, the academic year for which they are seeking federal assistance.