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Application and Financial Aid Checklists

We know you have a lot going on.  To make sure you haven't missed anything important, we have put together a list of everything you need and our important dates.  Evaluation and school report forms may be found on the Common Application website.

Application Checklist

  1. Complete and Submit the Common Application online
  2. Complete the first section of the School Report Form and give it to your guidance counselor, college adviser or Headmaster who will complete the form, attach your transcript, and return both to the Office of Admission.
  3. Complete the first section of the Teacher Evaluation Form and give it to two teachers who have taught you a major subject in your junior or senior year.
  4. Write a Personal Statement. You may select any of the topics listed on the Common Application, (which includes a topic of your own choosing).
  5. Have the official results from the following standardized tests forwarded from the Educational Testing Service or the American College Testing Service to Franklin & Marshall College.

    Franklin & Marshall SAT Code: 2261
    Franklin & Marshall ACT Code: 3574

Financial Aid Checklist

  1. Indicate intention to apply for financial aid, when asked in the Common Application.
    CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®. Available online ( or call (305)829-9793
  2. Franklin & Marshall CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® Code: 2261
    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Available online ( or from school guidance office.
    Franklin & Marshall FAFSA Code: 003265
  3. Signed copies of Federal Income Tax Forms and W-2s for yourself and your parents.

Important Dates

  Application Materials Postmarked by: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) due: CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® due: Federal Income Tax Forms, W-2s, supplemental forms as requested: Admission Decisions Received: Enrollment/ Admitted student deposit due:
Early Decision I November 15 February 15 November 15 November 15 December 15 January 7
Early Decision II January 15 February 15 January 15 January 15 February 15 March 7
Regular Decision January 15 February 15 February 15 March 1 April 1 May 1