FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This application is the first step in determining your eligibility for Federal Student Aid – monetary assistance from the U.S. Department of Education to help a student pay for higher education expenses.
Students seeking financial aid are encouraged to begin the process early. Follow these steps to get started:
Step 2:Complete and submit your FAFSA. Full Sail’s School Code is 016812. If you plan on starting classes prior to May 29, 2023, please be sure to choose the FAFSA for the 2022-2023 school year. If you plan on starting classes on or after May 29, 2023, please choose the FAFSA for the 2023-2024 school year. NOTE: the 2023-2024 FAFSA will be available to complete starting on October 1st, 2022.
While attending Full Sail, students must maintain a status of Satisfactory Progress and meet specific credit-hour/weeks-of-instruction requirements in order to receive their financial aid.
Students not actively attending due to a Suspension, Termination or Withdrawal will not receive award disbursements. Students will not receive Federal Direct Loan disbursements (Stafford, Parent Plus, or Grad Plus) while on an Interruption of Training.
Eligibility for federal financial aid programs requires that a student be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. If you are a prospective international student, visit the International section in admissions for details on your enrollment process.
Questions? You can send an email to the Financial Aid department or call us at 800.226.7625.