First, you must complete the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” or “FAFSA” online at Make certain to list
The second part of the FAFSA consists of a few questions to see if you are eligible to be considered for the new federal “Academic Competitiveness Grant” for students that have between 0 and 59 credits.
The third and last part of the FAFSA is only for residents of
Beginning in late February, the Purchase College Office of Financial Aid will begin reviewing FAFSA applications. You may receive an email or letter requesting additional documentation, before we can award you financial aid. Please respond as quickly as possible to the request. If additional information is not required you will receive a “Financial Aid Award Email” that will tell you the types of financial aid that you are eligible to receive. If you have any questions or concerns, stop by the Office of Financial Aid or email us at .