Cooper Medical School of Rowan Univerisity
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Important 2015 Dates

January 1
  • File the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online with your 2014 federal tax documents by logging onto www.fafsa.ed.gov.
    • Be certain to list Rowan University’s School Code: 002609.
    • Your Federal Student Aid-FSA ID is required to electronically sign your application. If you do not already have your FSA ID or you cannot remember it, log onto http://fsaid.ed.gov before you complete your electronic application.   
  • Complete the CMSRU Institutional Form (accepted students only).
  • Students should begin to apply for CMSRU institutional scholarship funding by submitting the CMSRU Institutional Form (scholarship application). Parental income/assets are required on the FAFSA for these awards, unless the student provides an unusaunless the student is married (if applicable, income/assets for the spouse are required).
  • Students should begin to apply for outside/private scholarships. Students must notify the office via email at financialaid@coopermed.rowan.edu if outside/private scholarships are expected.
   
March 1
  • Priority review is provided to applicants who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by this date.
  • Priority review is provided to applicants who submit the CMSRU Institutional Form (scholarship application) by this date.
    • The CMSRU Institutional Form is required in order for accepted students to be considered for institutional scholarships.
    • This form will be provided only to accepted CMSRU students and reviewed alongside a complete/finalized FAFSA with complete/finalized federal tax information.
   
April 1
  • Deadline to submit the FAFSA.
  • Deadline to submit the CMSRU Institutional Form.
   
June 1
  • Complete the below financial aid requirements online at www.studentloans.gov.
    • Complete your Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling.
    • Sign your Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note-MPN.
    • If additional funding is needed, apply for a credit based Federal Graduate PLUS Direct Loan OR
    • Apply for a credit based Private/Alternative Education Loan directly with any lender you choose.
      NOTE: View the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) website for things to consider when deciding on borrowing federal vs. private/alternative loan funding.