How to Apply


US citizens and Permanent residents: To apply for Financial Aid for the Yale School of Public Health, please fill out the YSPH application as well as the FAFSA.

All U.S. citizens and permanent residents applying to the School of Public Health are eligible to apply for need-based grants from the school. The Financial Aid Office will process complete financial aid applications, and notify students of aid they are eligible to receive as soon as possible after the student has been admitted and their file is complete. The deadline to be considered for a need-based grant from the school is March 1 (December 1 for priority admission), regardless of whether or not an offer of admission has been sent. Students whose Financial Aid Application becomes complete after the deadline will be considered for grants based on the availability of funds.

If you are applying for a need-based grant from the school, you need to complete the YSPH Financial Aid Application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), school code is 001426. If you are required to file a federal income tax return for 2015 you have the option to link your tax return to your FAFSA report. If you do not link the tax return, you need to contact the IRS and request an Official Transcript of your return and submit it to the Financial Aid Office. Students who will be married before they matriculate also need to submit tax information for their spouse.

FAFSA: Filed on or after October 1:  Results due March 1

The FAFSA must be completed on-line at The school code is 001426 for Yale University. If you are currently enrolled at Yale and you have a PIN number, you can file the renewal FAFSA on-line. The FAFSA should be completed with the student’s and spouse’s (if applicable) information only. Do not complete the parent section.

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents:

Please complete the YSPH application and return it to the Financial Aid Office. You may contact the Financial Aid Office at 203-785-5417 or email Jennifer Farkas if you have questions regarding the financial aid process.

Financial Aid Checklist:

  • YSPH Financial Aid application (required for all financial aid applicants)
  • FAFSA (required for all US citizens and permanent residents)
  • Student’s 2015 Federal Income Tax Return (required for all financial aid applicants)