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​​​​​Application Procedures

We encourage all U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. to apply for financial aid by the deadlines listed below.

Students must apply for financial aid each year. Current students can check their application status here.

Step 1 - File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - 4/15​

Go to FAFSA online at If you haven't already done so, you must create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID), made up of a username and password. Your FSA ID identifies you as someone who has the right to access your own personal information on the Department of Education websites, such as the FAFSA and Federal Student Aid sites. You can find more information about the FSA ID here​. Be sure to list Babson College, Babson Park, MA, Federal School Code 002121. If you provide your e-mail address when completing your FAFSA, you will receive information about your application within a few days of processing.  Please check the information for accuracy and follow any special instructions.​

 ​New This Year

​Beginning with the 2017-2018 FAFSA, applicants will provide income information from one tax year earlierthe ​"prior-prior" year. This means that the 2017-2018 FAFSA will collect 2015 income information. You should complete the FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which will import your 2015 tax data electronically from the IRS. 

Step 2 – Submit all required scholarship application material

Review the scholarships at Babson that have special application requirements and decide if you wish to apply. Learn more about scholarships here.


Incoming Students: Use your admission application deadline for the FAFSA and all scholarship materials.

Returning Students: We recommend that you complete these steps by April 15th.​