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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.

Apply for aid: Aid deadlines

When your financial aid application is due depends on whether you are a prospective student applying for Early or Regular Action, or are a continuing student.

Application deadlines are the same for both domestic and international students.

  • Early Action applicants: November 30. The application deadline for Early Action is November 30 and awards are released in mid-January.
  • Regular Action applicants: February 15. The application deadline is February 15, and awards are released in mid-March.
  • Continuing students: April 15. The financial aid application deadline for the following academic year is April 15. You will receive your award in late May or early June.
Domestic students → International students →