MD Program Application Requirements

2023-24 Academic Year

OPTION 1: NEED-BASED AID Consideration (Debt Free Scholarship Program):

The Office of Financial Aid will only send award letters to accepted / returning students. Waitlisted candidates are encouraged to submit the FAFSA and CSS Profile in advance, but should not submit any additional forms until they have received a formal acceptance from Admissions.

Required Application Forms:

  • Exemption from Tax Filing 2023-24 (ONLY for individuals who did not file or were not required to file a federal tax return)
  • Signed copies of 2021 federal tax returns w/all schedules, including business forms (if filed) - UPLOAD Files Here!
    • Documents must be submitted for ALL: student, spouse, and both parents.
    • 2021 Federal 1040 tax form with all schedules (state forms not required)
    • 2021 Federal W-2s
    • Business owners must include applicable forms: Schedule C, E, forms K-1, 1120-S, 1065, 4562, etc.
Additional Forms that may be required in addition to the above:
  • Financial Aid Appeal Request Form 2023-24 (Form available in LEARN portal August 2023)
  • Monthly Living Resource & Expense Form 2023-24 (if requested by our office)
  • Parent Abroad Form 2023-24 (for parents residing outside of the U.S. &  do not file a US tax return)
  • Parent Waiver Request Form 2023-24 
  • Sibling School Enrollment Form for AY 2023-24 (required for students with siblings enrolled in college full-time - Form will be released Summer 2023)
  • Student Bio Survey 2023-24 (required of all students who accept need-based scholarship support)

OPTION 2: FEDERAL LOANS Only (Direct Unsubsidized & Graduate PLUS loans):

Required Application Forms:

Financial Aid Adjustments (All Students):

Loan & Budget Adjustment Forms:                          

  • MD Loan Request/Adjustment Form 2023-24 
  • Budget Increase Form 2023-24 
  • Graduate PLUS Credit Check Authorization Form

Other Resources:    

MD Prgm Handbook



Contact Information

Office of Financial Aid

1300 York Avenue, Room C-114
New York, NY 10065
Telephone: (646) 962-3479
Fax: (212) 746-5981