Applying for Financial Aid
First-Year and Transfer Application Information
2020-2021 Financial Aid Application Deadlines
November 15, 2019 Early Decision Deadline
February 15, 2020 Regular Decision Deadline
March 15, 2020 Fall Transfer Deadline
Please note: Barnard does not offer institutional financial aid to Spring transfer applicants or international transfer applicants.
Required Documents for First-Year International Applicants
The following documents are required for international applicants:
Please Note: Applicants from the countries of Benin, Cameroon, Cuba, Ghana, Iran, Nigeria, North Korea, Sudan, and Toga, or those who are unable to complete the CSS Profile online, may submit the International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA) instead of the online CSS Profile. The ISFAA Form for 2020-2021 will be available in October 2019.
2018 Parent Foreign Income Documentation (translated into U.S. dollars). Please provide as much information and documentation as possible about the family’s income and assets.
Examples of foreign income documentation are:
- The country’s tax return
- A signed statement from your parents’ employer(s) on the company’s letterhead indicating annual wages, bonuses, and benefits; the statement should also indicate if the income is gross income (before taxes, in which case we need to know the taxes paid) or net of taxes.
Contact the Financial Aid Office
The Financial Aid Office is happy to answer any and all questions you may have regarding your financial aid application.