What is a dependent student?

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What is a dependent student?

The basic premise of the financial aid program is that students and parents have the primary responsibility for educational expenses.  If you are a dependent student, we determine your financial need using financial information provided by both you and your parents.  If you are an independent student financial need is determined by your income and assets and, if you are married, the income and assets of your spouse.

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Last Modified:4/18/2013 11:33:34 AM

Last Modified By: Hillary

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