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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 2019.  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.

Not sure which forms apply to you?  Get your personalized document list.

Regular Decision Deadline Forms (click for directions)
Feb. 1, 2019 CSS PROFILE
Mar. 2, 2019 FAFSA
Cal Grant GPA Verification 1
Mar. 16, 2019 Noncustodial Parent PROFILE (if applicable)
Mar. 16, 2019
Submit to IDOC

Caltech Supplemental Application
Verification Worksheet
Parents' & Student's 2017 W-2s
Parents' & Student's Income Tax Transcript
Noncustodial Parent's Income Tax Transcript (if applicable)
Noncustodial Parent's 2017 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, 2019 Caltech Scholarship Data Form

1 Residents of California only


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