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Applicants & Prospective Students

This section is for prospective students applying for admission. If you are a current student, please go to the Student Financial Services website for information.

When to Apply for Aid

Apply for financial aid by the deadlines to qualify; do not wait to be admitted to the college before applying for aid.

Transfer Students

International transfer students who are applying for need-based aid may not apply for January entrance.

Ada Comstock Scholars

If you are an international student applying for the Ada Comstock Scholar program, please see the forms and deadlines in our Ada Comstock Scholar financial aid section.


Applying for Aid After Deadlines

International students who do not apply for aid prior to admission are not eligible to receive institutional aid at Smith at any time.


Forms & Deadlines

Early Decision I

Document Due
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
November 15, 2017
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents
Smith College Code: 3762
November 15, 2017

2016 translated, signed parent tax return (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If not required to file a 2016 tax return in your country of residence, complete the International Parent Non-Filer form and include a translated employer income statement (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

November 15, 2017

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically to IDOC or mailed directly to IDOC, where they will be scanned and sent electronically to Smith.

College Board will send IDOC instructions via email to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

 

Early Decision II

Document Due
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
January 2, 2018
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents
Smith College Code: 3762
January 2, 2018

2016 translated, signed parent tax return (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If not required to file a 2016 tax return in your country of residence, complete the International Parent Non-Filer form and include a translated employer income statement (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

January 2, 2018

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically to IDOC or mailed directly to IDOC, where they will be scanned and sent electronically to Smith.

College Board will send IDOC instructions via email to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

 

Regular Decision

Document Due
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
January 25, 2018
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents
Smith College Code: 3762
January 25, 2018

2016 translated, signed parent tax return (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If not required to file a 2016 tax return in your country of residence, complete the International Parent Non-Filer form and include a translated employer income statement (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

January 25, 2018

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically to IDOC or mailed directly to IDOC, where they will be scanned and sent electronically to Smith.

College Board will send IDOC instructions via email to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

 

Transfer Students - September Entrance Only

International transfer students who are applying for need-based aid may not apply for January entrance.

Document Due
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
February 1, 2018
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents
Smith College Code: 3762
February 1, 2018

2016 translated, signed parent tax return (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If not required to file a 2016 tax return in your country of residence, complete the International Parent Non-Filer form and include a translated employer income statement (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

February 1, 2018

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically to IDOC or mailed directly to IDOC, where they will be scanned and sent electronically to Smith.

College Board will send IDOC instructions via email to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

 


About the Forms

U.S. Tax Returns

If your family lives in the United States and files a U.S. tax return, you must also submit that return.

CSS PROFILE

If submission of the CSS PROFILE would cause significant financial hardship for your family, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services indicating your full name, citizenship, country of residence, and the amount your family can contribute annually to the cost of your Smith education.