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New Domestic Applicants - Regular Decision

The table below shows the name and deadline of every form that you need to apply for financial aid.  Use this table if you are a US Citizen or permanent resident applying to Caltech for admission as a freshman, transfer or 3/2 student for entry in fall 2020.  Click on each form's name for more specific instructions.

If you just want to apply for federal financial aid, you only need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  If we need more information to complete your application, we will contact you.

Regular Decision Deadline Forms (click for directions)
Feb. 1, 2020 CSS Profile
Mar. 2, 2020

Cal Grant GPA Verification 1
Mar. 16, 2020 Noncustodial Parent's CSS Profile (if applicable)
Mar. 16, 2020
Submit to IDOC

Caltech Supplemental Application 
Verification Worksheet 
Parents' & Student's Income Tax Transcript OR Parents' & Student's Tax Return
Parents' & Student's 2018 W-2s
Noncustodial Parent's Income Tax Transcript OR Noncustodial Parent's Tax Return (if applicable)
Noncustodial Parent's 2018 W-2s (if applicable)
Business/Farm Supplement (if applicable)
Student Non-Tax Filer's Statement (if applicable)
Parent Non-Tax Filer's Statement & IRS Verification of Non-Filing (if applicable)

Jul. 15, 2020
Complete after matriculation
Caltech Scholarship Data Form

1 Residents of California only