• Launch of the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form

    There are major changes and improvements coming to the 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. 

    What You Need To Know Now

    The 2024–25 FAFSA form will expand eligibility for federal student aid.

    • 610,000 new students from low-income backgrounds will be eligible to receive Federal Pell Grants due to updates to student aid calculations.

    • Use the Federal Student Aid Estimator to get an early estimate of what your federal student aid could be after submitting the new form.

    The 2024–25 FAFSA form will offer a new, streamlined user experience for students and their families.

    • Applicants will be able to skip as many as 26 FAFSA questions, depending on their individual circumstances. Some applicants will need to complete as few as 18 questions, taking less than 10 minutes.

    • Watch our “2024–25 FAFSA FAQs” playlist to better understand what’s changed on the new form.

    What You Can Do Now

    Stay Informed

    Stay informed about 2024–25 FAFSA changes and receive up-to-date notifications and information:

    • Did you fill out a FAFSA form for 2023–24? We’re emailing students (and parents of dependent students) who applied on the 2023–24 form, reminding them to apply for 2024–25. To ensure you receive future updates, log in to your StudentAid.gov account and confirm we’ve got your current email address.

    • Follow Federal Student Aid on social media for resources and announcements—including an alert when the new FAFSA form is available to complete.

    Additional resources and updated information will be coming soon.