Prospective International Students

2020-2021 Financial Aid Application Checklist

In order to be considered for Penn need-based financial aid, you must apply for financial aid at the same time you apply for admission. International students cannot apply for financial aid after being admitted. 

If your parents live and work in the U.S., follow the application instructions for U.S. citizens, with the exception of filing a FAFSA. 

Early Decision November 4, 2019
Regular Decision January 10, 2020
Transfer April 13, 2020

Follow these deadlines to receive your financial eligibility at the same time as your admissions decision.

CSS Profile

Submit the CSS Profile online to the College Board. The 2020-2021 CSS Profile is available beginning October 1, 2019. 

Penn’s CSS code is 2933.

If you are unable to file an online CSS Profile, please contact Student Financial Services as soon as possible. 

Penn Financial Aid Supplement (PFAS)

Submit the PFAS online. Log in access to the PFAS will be available after you receive your Penn Applicant Portal access from Admissions.

If you receive an error message, or if you are unable to submit an online PFAS, please download a paper Penn Financial Aid Supplement.