Applying as an international student

International Students

Many colleges provide institutional financial aid to international students. Check out our participating institutions to see if your college accepts CSS Profile for international students.

Information for International Students

Completing the Application

These colleges need to understand your financial situation in the context of your local economy. The CSS Profile application will collect information about your family’s income, assets, and expenses. You or your parents will be able to enter the information in your home currency—we'll do the currency conversion for you.

Your Information

Our software service platform is located in the United States. Your information will be transferred from your location to the United States. When you furnish information to the College Board through this system, you are consenting to a cross-border transfer of information. If you choose not to provide your information please notify the college(s) requesting your application. 

FAQs for International Students

We've compiled some of the most commonly asked questions from applicants, including those that we receive from international students. If you have additional questions, visit our contact us page to reach out to our support team.