SNHU Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an integral part of the financial aid process for students attending Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).

The FAFSA is a form that must be completed each year by students seeking federal and state financial aid, including grants, loans, and work-study programs.

In this article, we will explore what the SNHU FAFSA is, why it’s important, and how to complete it successfully.


The SNHU FAFSA is a form that gathers information about a student’s financial situation to determine their eligibility for federal and state financial aid. This information includes the student’s income, assets, and personal information, as well as their parent’s financial information if they are considered a dependent.

Benefits of Filling SNHU FAFSA

  • Grants and Scholarships:
  • Work-Study Programs:
  • Federal Loans:
  • Access to various forms of financial aid
  • Lower cost of education
  • Reduced student debt after graduation

SNHU Filling Dates

  • October 1: The FAFSA opens for the following academic year. 
  • February 1: Priority deadline for some state financial aid programs and SNHU merit-based scholarships.
  • June 30: FAFSA closes for the academic year. 

How to complete SNHU FAFSA Online

  1. Gather your documents: You’ll need your Social Security number, driver’s license (if required), parents’ tax information, and W-2s.
  2. Create an FSA ID: This Account will help you to apply for the FAFSA online.
  3. Complete the FAFSA online: Visit and fill out the form according to the required details.
  4. List SNHU: Enter Your SNHU’s school code (003162) properly.
  5. Submit your FAFSA: Check everything to re-confirm that the details are correct and click on submit.

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