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Complete the FAFSA

All students seeking financial aid at Temple University must apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1st.

Know these 7 things before you fill out the 2020-2021 FAFSA application.

Know these 3 different types of FAFSA deadlines.

In order to qualify, you must be an admitted student that meets the FAFSA eligibility requirements.

Temple's FAFSA priority deadline for the 2020-21 financial aid year was March 1 for all undergraduate students. NOTE: Temple's FAFSA priority deadline has changed for the 2021-22 financial aid year to February 1st for all undergraduate students. 

Types of Financial Aid

If you meet Temple's priority deadline by having a complete FAFSA application on file with Temple (family contribution calculated), you will be considered for the following financial aid if available funding exists:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Pennsylvania State Grant (if you are a resident of the state of Pennsylvania and have completed all requirements, see
  • Temple University Grant* 
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant *
  • Federal Direct Loan(s)
  • Federal Work Study 

*Need based grant funding is never a guarantee and can be limited.

Learn more about the types of financial aid offered by Temple University

Tips for Completing the FAFSA

Filling out the FAFSA can be a straightforward and easy process. Review these tips to help you complete your FAFSA