MIT Admissions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Deadlines & Requirements

MIT Financial Aid Deadlines & Required Documents

Required for all  
Required for some  
Required for Canadian Citizens
Deadline Required document Domestic International Notes Submit Via
February 15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Designate MIT as one of your recipients using federal code 002178. Available January 1, 2016.

February 15 CSS Profile

Designate MIT as a recipient by using our CSS code number of 3514 and answer the CSS Supplemental Questions specific to MIT.

CSS Profile
February 15 Non-Custodial Parent's Profile

If your parents are separated or divorced, your non-custodial parent must file this form. Once you complete the CSS PROFILE, CSS will e-mail you application instructions, including a link to the Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE website and login instructions, to send to your noncustodial parent.

CSS Profile
February 15 Parents' 2015 U.S. Income Tax Returns, W-2 forms and all schedules

Submit your parents' 2015 tax returns directly to the College Board using their IDOC service.
You will receive an email with a cover sheet and detailed instructions from CSS on how to submit these documents.

If your parents are separated or divorced, your non-custodial parent's tax returns are also required.

February 15 Parents' 2015 Income Tax Returns or wage statement  

Send a signed copy of all pages of your parents' most recent income tax returns, if applicable, to Student Financial Services. If your country does not have an annual income tax form, send a letter from each parent's employer stating the annual salary earned in local currency.

Translate all materials into English, but report the amounts in your local currency. Write your name and "Class of 2020" at the top of all materials.

All documentation sent to SFS for international applicants should include a completed cover letter.


Directly to MIT SFS
February 15 T1 General tax return and T4 statements  

Canadian Citizens must submit their entire T1 General tax return and T4 statements. The "Notice of Assessment" is not sufficient data.