Resources to Start your Journey
To receive financial aid, cadets must complete or renew the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – (FAFSA) each year to qualify for federal programs, state grants, and many Citadel scholarships. The FAFSA application opens each year on October 1st. For the 2022-23 academic year, please file your 2022-23 FAFSA now at fafsa.gov. There are in depth instructions at the bottom of this page for cadet first-time borrowers.
FEDERAL SCHOOL CODE
Use this code in your FAFSA to have results sent to The Citadel.
Cadet First-Time Direct Loan Student Borrowers
Using your FSA ID, sign in at studentloans.gov:
Types of Financial Aid
The Citadel Tuition Payment Plan (CTPP)
The Citadel Tuition Payment Plan allows you to pay your student balance over four monthly installments. We do not charge interest. If you have any questions about the CTPP, visit the FAQ page and/or view the brochure.
If you have any more questions regarding financial aid for cadets, reach out to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.