How to Apply for Financial Aid and Deadlines

How to Apply for Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, students are required to submit the following application materials to the Kettering College Student Aid Office each year:

Kettering College Financial Aid Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

You should file the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA online at  FAFSA online is available beginning October 1 each year.  The paper FAFSA can be completed and mailed after October 1 each year if you cannot complete the FAFSA online.

*Note:  The processing time for the paper FAFSA is usually four to six weeks longer than the online version.
Be sure to indicate Kettering College of Medical Arts (still the official name on the FAFSA), school code #007035, in step 6 on the FAFSA.

Please make sure you read the FAFSA instructions.  After reading the instructions, if you need help completing the form, there are several places you can contact.

Call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)
Consult your high school guidance counselor
Contact us in the Student Finance Office

Priority Deadline

We must have the results of your FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA by March 31 for you to be considered for the most aid possible.  Programs available to eligible students meeting the priority deadline include Federal Perkins Loan, National Nursing Loan, and Federal Work-Study.
If your results do not reach us by March 31, please file as soon as you can.  Most types of financial aid are still available to those students not meeting the priority deadline.
For more information about form deadlines please review our Financial Aid Timeline and Checklist below.


If you have questions about the financial aid process, please contact the Student Finance Office at (937) 395-6022 or email
Student Finance Office Hours:
Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays

Financial Aid Timeline & Checklist

    • January

    • February/March

    • April/May/June

    • July/August

    • September/October


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