• Our thanks to Dr. Tori L. Nuccio, Deputy Director of Financial Aid, West Chester University, for presenting financial aid information at this year's Financial Aid Night.  Here is a copy of her presentation:  Financial Aid Presentation 2022

    FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid - Opens October 1

    is used by the Department of Education to award federal financial aid from the US government in the form of grants, work-study programs, and loans. When students apply for aid, they do not receive funding from the government directly. Instead, institutions are allocated a certain amount of financial aid to award to students each year.  

    CSS Profile - Opens October 1

    is an application for college financial aid required by 300 colleges, universities and scholarship organizations (click here for a list of participating colleges/institutions). Each year, CSS Profile unlocks access to more than $10 billion in nonfederal institutional aid for thousands of students. Click here to learn more