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Update January 4: Have questions about financial aid? Check out the undergrad financial aid section of our site. Learn more about the 2020–2021 academic year by visiting our  FAQ page, financial support page for undergrads, or MIT’s COVID-19 response site.

How do I get my fee waived for the CSS Profile?

For U.S. citizens of low-income backgrounds, CSS Profile fee waivers are granted automatically for up to eight schools. You may be eligible for a waiver if any of the following applies to you:

  • you received an SAT fee waiver,
  • the parental income you reported on your application is approximately $45,500 or less for a family of four or,
  • you are an orphan or ward of the court under the age of 24.

Visit the College Board for detailed information on eligibility and how to apply. MIT is not able to offer a fee waiver directly.

There are no fee waivers for international students.

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