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You are eligible to receive CSS Profile fee waivers if you are a first-year undergraduate applicant whose parents live in the U.S. You may receive a fee waiver if:

  • You received a SAT fee waiver OR
  • The parental income you reported on your application is approximately $45,500 or less for a family of four OR
  • You are an orphan or ward of the court under the age of 24.

There are no fees for noncustodial parents if the parental income reported on the application is approximately $45,000 or less for a family of four.

Read our FAQ (.pdf/142KB) for more details on the CSS Profile Fee Waiver program.