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Update August 17:

To learn more about MIT’s changes to the fall 2020 cost of attendance as well as the Covid-era grant, please see our 2020 financial support page and our expanded FAQ page. You can also read more about the evolving policies and other key questions related to MIT’s COVID-19 response.

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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