Financial aid deadlines, timelines

FAFSA online form

Northwestern’s FAFSA code: 001883

While technically there is no deadline for applying for financial aid to attend Northwestern College, the sooner you apply, the more likely you are to have access to the limited funds available at the federal, state and institutional level. To maximize your opportunity to receive an optimum financial aid package, note the dates below.

January 1 The earliest date after which you can file your FAFSA for the upcoming school year
April 1 You should file your FAFSA before April 1 if possible to ensure maximum access to limited federal, state and institutional funds.
June 30 Iowa residents: If you haven't already filed your FAFSA, you must do it by June 30 to be considered for the Iowa Tuition Grant.



In addition to our top-10 U.S. News & World Report ranking, we’ve received national recognition for excellent academics, student volunteerism, affordability, conservation and other achievements. Learn more

Calendar
Aug 22 - 25
Incoming Students
Oct03
Admissions
Oct10
Admissions
Oct17
Admissions
Oct31
Admissions

More events | Campus calendar



Encourage high school students to give NWC a look by putting our money behind your message with Northwestern’s new Red Recruiter Scholarship. Learn more