For International Students

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You are considered an international student if ALL of the following are true:

  • you are a non-U.S. citizen
  • you are not a DACA student
  • your parents file a foreign tax return in lieu of a U.S. tax return

All documents for financial aid applications are submitted online in the Financial Aid Checklist within the Swarthmore Admissions portal's Applicant Status Page. 

Required materials:

In addition to the CSS PROFILE, international students must submit a letter from each parent’s employer with certified parent income documentation on employer letterhead. The income information must match with the income information provided on the CSS PROFILE application.