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ABSN Students

Requirements to apply for federal student loans:

Complete the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 

  • School Code: 002920
  • Degree/Certificate: 2nd Bachelor’s Degree
  • Current Grade Level: 5th year undergraduate
  • Complete income data using 2015 tax information 
  • Parent information may be required based on criteria outlined by the Department of Education

To apply for need-based scholarships (new students ONLY):

  1. Complete the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the above instructions.
  2. Complete the 2017-18 CSS Profile, School Code: 2185 Duke U. School of Nursing. There is a $25 fee to submit the CSS Profile, and fee waivers are not available. 
  3. Submit the required tax documents to College Board's IDOC Service.
    • 2015 student (and spouse, if applicable) federal tax returns with all schedules and W-2s.
    • If born on or after January 1, 1988: 2015 parent federal tax returns with all schedules and W-2s.
  4. If parent information is required and your parents are divorced/separated/never married, a Noncustodial Profile must be submitted, as well as 2015 noncustodial parent federal tax returns with all schedules and W-2s.

All required materials must be submitted by the priority deadline below to guarantee need-based scholarship consideration.

Priority Financial Aid Deadlines

  NEW FALL STUDENTS NEW SPRING STUDENTS CONTINUING STUDENTS
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) March 3 July 3 May 1
CSS Profile March 3 July 3 n/a
College Board IDOC/Tax Documents March 10 July 10 n/a

Financial Aid Award Timeline

If all required documents are received by the priority deadline, newly admitted students will receive a financial aid award by email within two weeks of acceptance. The financial aid award may also be viewed within Applicant Self-Service.

Returning students will receive a financial aid award by the end of June. The financial aid award may also be viewed within the Duke Hub.

More information regarding scholarships may be found on our DUSON Scholarships page.