Continuing Students - International

Continuing students must reapply for financial aid each academic year. The deadline for continuing students to submit all Financial Aid Application materials is May 5th, 2014. Late financial aid applicants may be penalized by having some of their Columbia grant eligibility replaced by additional work.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have extenuating circumstances that will delay completion of your financial aid application, please contact our office before May 5th to request a deadline extension.

Students may check the status of their application online via SSOL Financial Aid System Online. Continuing student award letters will not be available until July 2014.

2014-2015 Application Process for Continuing Students
International Students Whose Parents Live Outside of the US

Required FormsHow to ApplyDue Dates

CSS Profile and Tax Information

Complete the 2014-2015 CSS Profile online.
CSS School Codes: 2116

Profile data will be sent electronically from CSS to Columbia so you do not need to send us copies or printouts of your application.

Submit signed copies of your and your parents’ most recently completed income tax returns (including all schedules and any business returns) to the following address:

Financial Aid & Educational Financing
Columbia University
1130 Amsterdam Avenue
100 Hamilton Hall, MC 2802
New York , NY 10027

Or FAX to 212-854-5353.

Remember to include our COVER SHEET with all documents.

If a tax return is not filed in your country, please provide a current statement of earnings from your parents’ employers that state their yearly earnings.

All tax/income documents (if not already in English) should be translated into English but report all figures in local currency.

There is no longer a separate Columbia Renewal Application.

Students may check the status of their application online via Net Partner. Continuing student award letters will not be available until July 2014.

May 5, 2014

 

CSS Noncustodial Profile (Only required if your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married.) and Noncustodial Tax Returns

If you indicated on the CSS Profile that your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married, your non-custodial parent will need to complete the CSS Noncustodial Profile. You will be sent an e-mail containing a link and login instructions for the Noncustodial Profile website that you will need to forward to your noncustodial parent for completion by May 5.

Please have your noncustodial parent forward to Columbia their 2013 Canadian and Provincial tax returns or Mexican income tax return as soon as it has been completed, (including all schedules, T-4 forms, and any business returns), preferably no later than May 5.

If you think there will be difficulty in meeting this deadline, or if you have an unusual or complicated situation, you must contact the Columbia financial aid office to discuss your extenuating circumstances.

May 5, 2014
Outside Scholarship and External Payment Notification Form

 

Outside Scholarship and External Payment Form link

This form is required even if you do not have any outside scholarships or external payments to report.

May 5, 2014

2014-2015 Application Process for Continuing Students
International / Non-Domestic Students Whose Parents Live Inside the US

Please note that as a non-US Citizen or non US Permanent Resident you do not complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Required Forms

How to Apply

Due Dates

CSS Profile

Complete the 2014-2015 CSS Profile online.

CSS School Codes: 2116

Profile data will be sent electronically from CSS to Columbia so you do not need to send us copies or printouts of your application.

May 5, 2014

Tax Information

Submit signed copies of your and your parents’ most recently completed income tax returns (including all schedules and any business returns) to the following address:

Financial Aid & Educational Financing
Columbia University
1130 Amsterdam Avenue
100 Hamilton Hall, MC 2802
New York , NY 10027

Or FAX to 212-854-5353.

Remember to include our COVER SHEET with all documents.

If a tax return is not filed in your country, please provide a current statement of earnings from your parents’ employers that state their yearly earnings.

All tax/income documents (if not already in English) should be translated into English but report all figures in local currency.

There is no longer a separate Columbia Renewal Application.

Students may check the status of their application online via SSOL Financial Aid System Online. Continuing student award letters will not be available until late June, 2014.

 

CSS Noncustodial Profile (Only required if your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married.) and Noncustodial Tax Returns

If you indicated on the CSS Profile that your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married, your non-custodial parent will need to complete the CSS Noncustodial Profile. You will be sent an e-mail containing a link and login instructions for the Noncustodial Profile website that you will need to forward to your noncustodial parent for completion by May 5.

Please have your noncustodial parent forward to Columbia their 2013 Canadian and Provincial tax returns or Mexican income tax return as soon as it has been completed, (including all schedules, T-4 forms, and any business returns), preferably no later than May 5.

If you think there will be difficulty in meeting this deadline, or if you have an unusual or complicated situation, you must contact the Columbia financial aid office to discuss your extenuating circumstances.

May 5, 2014

Outside Scholarship and External Payment Notification Form

 

Outside Scholarship and External Payment Form link

This form is required even if you do not have any outside scholarships or external payments to report.

May 5, 2014