Incoming 2024-2025 Freshman/Transfer
Incoming students for the 2024-2025 Academic Year will enter during Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025. Please follow the steps below if entering during one of these specific terms.
Step 1: Complete the CSS Profile
The CSS Profile is the financial aid application that is used to determine your eligibility for university need-based grants and scholarships. The CSS Profile opens annually on October 1.
The priority deadline for Freshman Early Decision and Early Action Freshman applicants is November 1. The final deadline for all Freshman and Transfer admission plans is February 1. If you miss the final deadline, please submit an application as soon as possible to be considered for any remaining funds.
Baylor’s CSS Profile school code is 6032.
Step 2: Submit the 2024-2025 FAFSA
The FAFSA is a federal financial aid application that is used to determine your eligibility for federal and state financial aid. Not only are you applying for tax dollars to assist you in paying for your education, you are also certifying information reported on the FAFSA is accurate. For the 2024-2025 academic year, the FAFSA will open in December 2023. Check studentaid.gov for specific dates and updates.
The priority deadline for incoming freshman and transfer applicants is March 1.
Baylor's FAFSA School Code is 003545.
Step 3: Review the Undergraduate Financial Aid Timeline
Please reference this timeline often as there are different deadlines for each admission plan.