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Financial Aid Deadlines

2015-16 Financial Aid Application Deadlines

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required in order for a student to be considered for most federal and state financial aid programs. Some institutions may require another application (such as an institutional scholarship application or summer aid application). The Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant, a program for residents attending the private institutions listed below, requires a separate application .

NOTE: Please contact the institutions for details on priority versus final application deadline dates.

Public 4 Year Institutions To View ⇒ Public 2 YR –OR– Private
Institution Title IV Code   Priority Deadlines
Christopher Newport University003706FAFSA Only - March 1
College of William & Mary003705New students: FAFSA and CSS Profile by March 1
Returning students: FAFSA only by March 15
George Mason University003749FAFSA Only - March 1
James Madison University003721FAFSA Only - March 1
Longwood University003719FAFSA - March 1
Scholarship application (optional) - March 1
Summer aid application - May 8
Norfolk State University003765FAFSA Only - March 15
Old Dominion University003728FAFSA Only - February 15
Radford University003732FAFSA Only - February 15
University of Mary Washington003746FAFSA - March 1 for new students and March 15 for returning students
UMW Scholarship Application (optional) - May 15
University of Virginia003745New students: CSS Profile, FAFSA – March 1 for consideration for institutional aid
Returning students: UVA Financial Aid Application, FAFSA – March 1 for consideration for institutional aid
University of Virginia's College at Wise003747FAFSA only:
April 1 for incoming freshman and returning students and May 1 for transfer students; scholarship applications optional
Virginia Commonwealth University003735FAFSA Only - March 1
Virginia Military Institute003753FAFSA and Institutional Application
New Students - March 1
Returning Students - April 1
Virginia State University003764FAFSA only - March 31
Virginia Tech
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
003754FAFSA Only - March 1
General Scholarship Application (optional) - Feb 15
  Public 2 Year Institutions To View ⇒ Public 4 YR –OR– Private
InstitutionTitle IV Code   Priority Deadlines
Richard Bland College003707FAFSA only - March 1
Blue Ridge C.C.006819FAFSA Only - March 15
Central Virginia C.C.004988FAFSA Only - May 1
Dabney S. Lancaster C.C.004996FAFSA Only - March 1
Danville C.C.003758FAFSA Only - June 1
Eastern Shore C.C.003748FAFSA only - May 15
Germanna C.C.008660FAFSA Only - May 1
Scholarship application (optional) - varies (contact school)
J. Sargeant Reynolds C.C.003759FAFSA Only - April 15
John Tyler C.C.004004FAFSA only - May 15
Lord Fairfax C.C.008659FAFSA - June 1
Scholarship Application (optional) - April 1
Mountain Empire C.C.009629FAFSA - May 1
Foundation Scholarship Application (optional) - July 31
New River C.C.005223FAFSA only - April 15
Northern Virginia C.C.003727FAFSA - May 1
Scholarship Application (optional) - varies (contact school)
Patrick Henry C.C.003751FAFSA Only - June 1
Paul D. Camp C.C.009159FAFSA Only - June 1
Piedmont Virginia C.C.009928FAFSA only - May 1
Summer aid application - April 15
Rappahannock C.C.009160FAFSA - April 15
Scholarship application (optional) - Feb. 16
Southside Virginia C.C.008661FAFSA Only - June 30
Southwest Virginia C.C.007260FAFSA - May 30; Institutional Application (optional) - May 30
Thomas Nelson C.C.006871FAFSA Only - May 1
TNCC Scholarship application (optional) - April 1
Summer aid application - April 17
Tidewater C.C.003712FAFSA Only - April 1
Virginia Highlands C.C.007099FAFSA Only - May 1
Virginia Western C.C.003760FAFSA Only - July 1
Wytheville C.C.003761FAFSA only - May 1
Other Public Institutions To View ⇒ Public 4 YR –OR– Public 2 YR
Institution Title IV Code   Priority Deadlines
Eastern Virginia Medical School010338FAFSA and Institutional Application - April 12 for new students and March 15 for returning students (MPA students entering Jan. 2016 must complete by Oct. 1)
Participating Private Institutions To View ⇒ Public 4 YR –OR– Public 2 YR
InstitutionTitle IV Code   Priority Deadlines
Appalachian College of PharmacyG41806FAFSA only - May 1
Averett University003702FAFSA Only - March 1
Bluefield College003703FAFSA Only - March 15 for new students and March 31 for returning students
Bridgewater College003704FAFSA Only - March 1
Christendom Collegen/aInstitutional Application Only - April 1 for new students and April 15 for returning students
Eastern Mennonite University003708FAFSA - March 1 for new students and April 15 for returning students
Financial Aid Information Sheet - April 15 for returning students
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic MedicineG37093FAFSA and institutional aid application - May 1
Emory & Henry College003709FAFSA Only - March 1
Ferrum College003711FAFSA only - March 1 for new students and April 1 for returning students
George Washington University001444FAFSA and CSS Profile - February 1 for freshmen and May 1 for transfer students; FAFSA only - April 30 for returning students
Hampden Sydney College003713FAFSA Only - March 1 for new students and May 15 for returning students
Hampton University003714FAFSA Only - February 15
Hollins University003715FAFSA - February 15 for new students and March 15 for returning students
Institute for the Psychological SciencesG38724FAFSA and institutional application - March 1
Jefferson College of Health Sciences009893FAFSA Only - April 30
Liberty University010392FAFSA only – March 1 for fall entrants and Oct 1 for spring entrants
Lynchburg College003720FAFSA Only - March 1 for freshmen and May 1 for returning and transfer students
Mary Baldwin College003723FAFSA only - March 1 for new students and April 15 for returning students
Marymount University003724FAFSA Only - March 1
Randolph College003734FAFSA Only - Feb 1 for first-year students and April 1 for all others
Randolph Macon College003733FAFSA Only - March 1 for new students and May 1 for returning students
Regent University030913FAFSA only - Priority filing dates are March 15 for fall entrants and Oct 1 for spring entrants
Roanoke College003736FAFSA only - March 1 for new students and April 1 for returning students
Shenandoah University003737FAFSA Only - March 15
Southern Virginia University003738FAFSA Only - May 15
Sweet Briar College003742FAFSA Only: Feb 15 for freshmen, May 15 for returning students, and July 1 for transfer students
University of Richmond003744FAFSA and CSS PROFILE - February 15 for new students and May 15 for returning students; Copy of 2014 federal tax return - March 1 for new students and May 15 for returning students
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine042186FAFSA Only - March 1
Virginia Union University003766FAFSA Only - March 15
Virginia Wesleyan College003767FAFSA Only - March 1
Washington & Lee University003768FAFSA, CSS Profile, and federal tax returns - February 15 for new students, and June 1 for returning students