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When Is The FAFSA Deadline for 2022-23 Academic Year?

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It is important for you to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for the types of financial aid made available for student who want to further their education. These financial aids include federal grants, work-study, scholarship, and student loans.

When Is The FAFSA Deadline for 2022-23 Academic Year?

Students and parents are however required to submit the FAFSA application form early when it opens to meet the FAFSA deadline so that they can stand the chance of getting the financial aid on time. Each year, FAFSA opens on October 1 and the FAFSA application 2021-22 and 2022-23 deadlines are June 30, 2022 and June 30, 2023 respectively.  In other words, the 2022-2023 FAFSA opened on Oct. 1, 2021. The opening date is the same for all states. If you still need to apply for the financial aid for the 2021-2022 academic year, you can apply until June 30, 2022. June 30 is the deadline issued by the federal government to students applying for the financial aid after the academic year. For example, June 30, 2022, is for the 2021-22 academic year or June 30, 2023, is for the 2022-23 academic year – to file the FAFSA.

The 2021-22 FAFSA form and 2022-23 FAFSA form are available to students and parents to complete online at the official website of fasfa.gov and through the myStudentAid mobile app. In addition, many states and colleges depends on FAFSA information to offer their own grants, loans, scholarship and also make use of this information to determine student’s eligibility for the financial aid. Keep in mind that if you have submitted your application before the deadline, you are offered the opportunity to make any corrections or updates to your FAFSA form. 

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FAFSA Deadlines  

There are three categories of FAFSA deadlines you have to get familiar with. They include the following;

  • Federal FAFSA deadlines
  • College FAFSA deadlines
  • State FAFSA deadlines

Federal FAFSA deadlines

Academic Year    FAFSA Open date   FAFSA Deadlines    FAFSA Correction  or Updates Deadlines  FAFSA Submission, Correction or Updates Deadlines Time
2021-22  Oct. 1, 2020  June 30, 2022     Sept.10, 2022               11.59pm
2022-23  Oct.1, 2021June 30, 2023     Sept. 10, 2023               11.59pm

College FAFSA Deadlines

The deadline of each college varies. To know each college’s deadline, you can visit the college(s) you are planning to attend or visit their financial aid online page. If you are applying to more than one college, it is important you compare the deadline for each college.

State FAFSA Deadlines

  State/Territory     2022–2023 Deadlines    2021–2022 Deadlines
AlabamaContact your Financial Aid Office Check with your Financial Aid administratorContact your Financial Aid Office Check with your Financial Aid administrator
Alaska  Alaska Education Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted. Alaska Performance Scholarship: For priority consideration, submit your application by June 30, 2022. Awards made until funds are depleted.Alaska Education Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2020. Awards are made until funds are depleted. Alaska Performance Scholarship: For priority consideration, submit your application by June 30, 2021. Awards are made until funds are depleted.
AlbertaContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for AlbertaContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Alberta
American SamoaContact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be requiredContact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required
ArizonaContact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your Financial Aid administrator
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your Financial Aid administrator
ArkansasJuly 1, 2022

Academic Challenge: July 1, 2022, by midnight Central time (CT).
ArFuture Grant (fall term): July 1, 2022, by midnight CT.

Jan. 10, 2023

ArFuture Grant (spring term): Jan. 10, 2023, by midnight CT.
July 1, 2021

Academic Challenge: July 1, 2021, by midnight Central time (CT).

ArFuture Grant (fall term): July 1, 2021, by midnight CT.

Jan. 10, 2022

ArFuture Grant (spring term): Jan. 10, 2022, by midnight CT.
British ColumbiaContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for British ColumbiaContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for British Columbia
California
March 2, 2022

For many state financial aid programs: March 2, 2022 (date postmarked).

Cal Grant also requires submission of a school-certified GPA by March 2, 2022.

Sept. 2, 2022

For additional community college Cal Grants: Sept. 2, 2022 (date postmarked).

Contact Your Financial Aid Office

If you’re a noncitizen without a Social Security card or had one issued through the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, you should fill out the California Dream Act Application at dream.csac.ca.gov. Contact the California Student Aid Commission at csac.ca.gov or your financial aid administrator for more information.  

March 2, 2021

For many state financial aid programs: March 2, 2021 (date postmarked).

Cal Grant also requires submission of a school-certified GPA by March 2, 2021.

Sept. 2, 2021

For additional community college Cal Grants: Sept. 2, 2021 (date postmarked).

Contact Your Financial Aid Office

If you’re a noncitizen without a Social Security card or had one issued through the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, you should fill out the California Dream Act Application found at dream.csac.ca.gov. Contact the California Student Aid Commission (csac.ca.gov) or your financial aid administrator for more information.  
ColoradoContact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your Financial Aid administrator
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your Financial Aid administrator
ConnecticutFeb. 15, 2022

For priority consideration, submit your application on Feb. 15, 2022, by midnight Central time. Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency. Additional forms may be required.  
Feb. 15, 2021

For priority consideration, submit your application by Feb. 15, 2021, midnight Central time. Additional forms might be required. Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency.
DelawareApril 15, 2022   April 15, 2022 by midnight Central timeApril 15, 2021 April 15, 2021 by midnight Central time
District of ColumbiaAug. 19, 2022

For priority consideration, submit your FAFSA form by Aug. 19, 2022.

Aug. 26, 2022

For the DC Tuition Assistance Grant, complete the DC OneApp and submit supporting documents by Aug. 26, 2022, to receive priority consideration.
May 1, 2021

For priority consideration, submit your FAFSA form by May 1, 2021.

May 31, 2021

For the DC Tuition Assistance Grant, complete the DC OneApp and submit supporting documents by May 31, 2021, for priority consideration.
Federated States of MicronesiaContact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required
FloridaMay 15, 2022

May 15, 2022 (date processed).  
May 15, 2021

May 15, 2021 (date processed).
Georgia  ASAP After Oct 1, 2021   As soon as possible after Oct 1, 2021.

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required. Visit GAfutures.org for additional information.
Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your Financial Aid administrator    
Guam  Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be requiredContact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required
Hawaii  Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be requiredContact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required
Idaho  March 1, 2022

Opportunity Scholarship: For priority consideration, submit your application on March 1, 2022, by midnight Central time. Additional forms may be required.

Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency.
March 1, 2021

Opportunity Grant: For priority consideration, submit your application by midnight Central time on March 1, 2021. Additional forms might be required.

Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency.
Illinois
ASAP After Oct. 1, 2021


As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021. Visit isac.org for the Monetary Award Program renewal deadline; awards made until funds are depleted.

ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020

As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2020. Visit isac.org for Monetary Award Program renewal deadline information. Awards are made until funds are depleted.  
Indiana  ASAP After Oct. 1, 2021

Adult Student Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted. New applicants must submit additional forms at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.

Workforce Ready Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021.

April 15, 2022

Frank O’Bannon Grant: April 15, 2022, by midnight Central time (CT).

21st Century Scholarship: April 15, 2022, by midnight CT.
ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020

Adult Student Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2020. Awards are made until funds are depleted. New applicants must submit additional forms at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.

Workforce Ready Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2020.

April 15, 2021

Frank O’Bannon Grant: April 15, 2021, by midnight Central time (CT).

21st Century Scholarship: April 15, 2021, by midnight CT.
Iowa  July 1, 2022 July 1, 2022, by midnight Central time. Earlier priority deadlines may exist for certain programs. Additional forms may be required.  July 1, 2021 July 1, 2021, by midnight Central time. Earlier priority deadlines might exist for certain programs. Additional forms may be required.
Kansas  April 1, 2022

For priority consideration, submit your application on April 1, 2022, by midnight Central time. Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency. Additional forms may be required.
April 1, 2021

For priority consideration, submit your application by midnight Central time on April 1, 2021. Additional forms might be required. Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency.
Kentucky  ASAP After Oct.1, 2021 As soon as possible after Oct 1. 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted ASAP After Oct.1, 2021 As soon as possible after Oct 1. 2021. Awards are made until funds are depleted 
Louisiana  July 1, 2023 July 1, 2023 (Feb. 1 2022 recommended)July 1, 2022 July 1, 2022 (July 1, 2021 recommended)
Maine  May 1, 2022 May 1, 2022, by Midnight Central timeMay 1, 2021 May 1, 2021, by Midnight Central time
ManitobaContact Your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Manitoba.
Contact Your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Manitoba.  
Marshall Islands  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required  
Maryland    March 1, 2022 March 1, 2022, by Midnight Central timeMarch 1, 2021 March 1, 2021, by Midnight Central time
Massachusetts  May 1, 2022 For priority consideration, submit your application on May 1, 2022, by midnight Central time.May 1, 2021 For priority consideration, submit your application on May 1, 2021.
Michigan  March 1, 2022 March 1, 2022, by Midnight Central timeMarch 1, 2021 March 1, 2021, by Midnight Central time
Minnesota  Contact Your Financial Aid Office 30 days after term starts, by midnight Central time  Contact Your Financial Aid Office 30 days after term starts, by midnight Central time 
Mississippi  Oct. 15, 2022

MTAG and MESG Grants: Oct. 15, 2022, by midnight Central Time (CT).

April 30, 2022

HELP Grant: April 30, 2022, by midnight CT
Sept. 15, 2021

MTAG and MESG Grants: Sept. 15, 2021, by midnight Central Time (CT).

April 30, 2021

HELP Grant: April 30, 2021, by midnight CT
Missouri  Feb. 1, 2022 For priority consideration, submit your application by Feb 1, 2022. Applications are accepted through April 1, 2022, by midnight Central time.Feb. 1, 2021 For priority consideration, submit your application by Feb 1, 2021. Applications are accepted through April 1, 2021, by midnight Central time.
Montana  Dec. 1, 2021 For priority consideration, submit your application by Dec. 1, 2021. Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required. Dec. 1, 2020 For priority consideration, submit your application by Dec. 1, 2021. Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
Northern Mariana Islands  April 30, 2022 For priority consideration, submit your application by April 30, 2022, by midnight Central time. Additional forms may be required.April 30, 2021 For priority consideration, submit your application by April 30, 2021, by midnight Central time. Additional forms might be required.
Nebraska  Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator.
Nevada  ASAP After Oct. 1, 2021 Silver State Opportunity Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted. March 1, 2022 Nevada Promise Scholarship: March 1, 2022; additional forms may be required. Awards made until funds are depleted. Contact your Financial Aid Office All other aid: Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020 Silver State Opportunity Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2020. Awards made until funds are depleted. March 1, 2021 Nevada Promise Scholarship: March 1, 2021; additional forms may be required. Awards made until funds are depleted. Contact your Financial Aid Office All other aid: Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.
New Brunswick  Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for New BrunswickContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for New Brunswick
New Hampshire  Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
New Jersey  April 15, 2022

Renewal applicants (2021–22 Tuition Aid Grant recipients): April 15, 2022, by midnight Central time (CT).

Sept. 15, 2022

All other applicants for the fall and spring terms on Sept. 15, 2022, by midnight CT.

Feb. 15, 2023

All other applicants for spring term only on Feb. 15, 2023, by midnight CT.
April 15, 2021

Renewal applicants (2021–22 Tuition Aid Grant recipients): April 15, 2022, by midnight Central time (CT).

Sept. 15, 2021

All other applicants for the fall and spring terms on Sept. 15, 2022, by midnight CT.

Feb. 15, 2022

All other applicants for spring term only on Feb. 15, 2023, by midnight CT.
New Mexico  Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator.Contact your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator.
New YorkJune 30, 2023 June 30, 2023, by midnight Central time. Additional forms may be required. June 30, 2022 June 30, 2023, by midnight Central time. Additional forms may be required.
Newfoundland  Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Newfoundland.Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Newfoundland.
Newfoundland/Labrador  Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Newfoundland/LabradorContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Newfoundland/Labrador
North Carolina  ASAP After Oct.1, 2021 As soon as possible after Oct 1. 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted ASAP After Oct.1, 2020 As soon as possible after Oct 1. 2020. Awards made until funds are depleted 
Northwest Territories    Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Northwest Territories.Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Northwest Territories.
Nova Scotia  Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Nova Scotia.Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Nova Scotia.
Nunavut  Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Nunavut.Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Nunavut.
Ohio  Oct. 1, 2022 Oct. 1, 2022, by midnight Central timeOct. 1, 2021 Oct. 1, 2021, by midnight Central time
Oklahoma  ASAP After Oct.1, 2021 As soon as possible after Oct 1. 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted ASAP After Oct.1, 2020 As soon as possible after Oct 1. 2020. Awards made until funds are depleted 
OntarioContact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Ontario.Contact your Financial Aid Office There is no state (or province) deadline for Ontario.
Oregon  ASAP After Oct. 1, 2021 Oregon Opportunity Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted. March 1, 2022

OSAC Private Scholarships: March 1, 2022; additional forms may be required.

Contact your Financial Aid Office Oregon Promise Grant. Contact your state agency. Additional forms may be required.
ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020 Oregon Opportunity Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted. March 1, 2021

OSAC Private Scholarships: March 1, 2022; additional forms may be required.

Contact your Financial Aid Office Oregon Promise Grant. Contact your state agency. Additional forms may be required.
Palau  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Pennsylvania  August 1, 2022 All first-time applicants enrolled in a community college, business, trade, or technical school; hospital school of nursing; designated Pennsylvania opening admission institution; or nontransferable two-year program: Aug. 1, 2022, by midnight Central time (CT).  May 1, 2022 All other applicants: May 1, 2022, by midnight CT. Additional forms may be required.August 1, 2021 All first-time applicants enrolled in a community college, business, trade, or technical school; hospital school of nursing; designated Pennsylvania opening admission institution; or nontransferable two-year program: Aug. 1, 2021, by midnight Central time (CT).  May 1, 2021 All other applicants: May 1, 2021, by midnight CT. Additional forms may be required.
Prince Edward Island  Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Prince Edward Island.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Prince Edward Island.
Puerto Rico  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Quebec (QC)  Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Quebec (QC)
Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Quebec (QC)
Rhode Island  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
Saskatchewan  Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Saskatchewan
Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Saskatchewan
South Carolina  ASAP After Oct. 1, 2021 SC Commission on Higher Education Need-based Grants: As soon as possible after Oct 1, 2021. Awards made until funds are depleted.

June 30, 2022 Tuition Grants: June 30, 2022, by midnight Central time.
ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020 SC Commission on Higher Education Need-based Grants: As soon as possible after Oct 1, 2020. Awards made until funds are depleted.

June 30, 2021 Tuition Grants: June 30, 2021, by midnight Central time.
South Dakota  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
Tennessee  Feb. 1, 2022 State Grant: Prior-year recipients receive award if eligible and apply by Feb.1, 2022. All other awards are made to neediest applicants. Awards made until funds are depleted.

Sept. 1, 2022 State lottery for the fall terms. Sept 1, 2022, by midnight CT.

Feb. 1, 2023 State Lottery for the spring and summer terms: Feb. 1, 2023, by midnight CT.
March 15, 2021 State Grant: Prior-year recipients receive award if eligible and apply by March 15, 2021. All other awards are made to neediest applicants. Awards made until funds are depleted.

Sept. 1, 2021 State lottery for the fall terms. Sept 1, 2021, by midnight CT.

Feb. 1, 2022 State Lottery for the spring and summer terms: Feb. 1, 2022, by midnight CT.
Texas  Jan. 15, 2022 For priority consideration, submit your application by Jan.15, 2022. Additional forms may be required.

Private and two-year institutions may have different deadlines.

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Jan. 15, 2021 For priority consideration, submit your application by Jan.15, 2021. Additional forms may be required.

Private and two-year institutions may have different deadlines.

Check with your financial aid administrator.
U.S. Virgin Islands   Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
Utah  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Awards made until funds are depleted. Additional forms may be required.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Awards made until funds are depleted. Additional forms might be required.
VermontASAP After Oct. 1, 2021 As soon as possible after Oct 1, 2021. Award made until funds are depleted. Additional forms may be required.ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020 As soon as possible after Oct 1, 2020. Award made until funds are depleted. Additional forms might be required.
Virginia  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
Washington  ASAP After Oct. 1, 2021

As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2021.

Contact Your Financial Aid Office

Students ineligible for federal student aid but who meet state financial aid program and residency requirements should complete the Washington Application for State Financial Aid at wsac.wa.gov/wasfa instead of the FAFSA form. Contact the Washington Student Achievement Council at wasfa@wsac.wa.gov or your financial aid administrator for more information.
ASAP After Oct. 1, 2020

As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2020.

Contact Your Financial Aid Office

Students ineligible for federal aid but who meet state financial aid program and residency requirements should complete the Washington Application for State Financial Aid at readysetgrad.org/wasfa instead of the FAFSA form. Contact the Washington Student Achievement Council (readysetgrad.org/wasfa) or your financial aid administrator for more information.
West Virginia  March 1, 2022 Promise Scholarship: march 1, 2022. New applicants must complete and submit the additional form at cfwv.com.

Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency.

April 15, 2022 WV Higher Education Grant: April 15, 2022. WV Invests Grants: For priority consideration, submit your application by April 15, 2022.
March 1, 2021 Promise Scholarship: march 1, 2021. New applicants must complete and submit the additional form at cfwv.com.

Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency.

April 15, 2021 WV Higher Education Grant: April 15, 2021. WV Invests Grants: For priority consideration, submit your application by April 15, 2021.
Wisconsin  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator.
Wyoming  Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms may be required.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

Check with your financial aid administrator. Additional forms might be required.
Yukon  Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Yukon.
Contact your Financial Aid Office

There is no state (or province) deadline for Yukon.