International Applicants (parents work in the US)

Applying for Financial Aid is a two step process:

Step 1 - Requirements due by November 3, 2014

CSS PROFILE Application

Complete the 2015-2016 PROFILE online at and indicate Brown University as one of the recipients by using our CSS Code of 3189. (If your parents are separated or divorced, use information from your custodial parent.) Print a copy for your own reference. For Spanish speaking applicants a Spanish Profile will be available after October 1st..

Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE

If your parents are divorced, separated or never married, your noncustodial parent will need to complete a Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE online. You will receive instructions by email from the College Board to send to your noncustodial parent, explaining how s/he may complete this process after you have completed your custodial CSS PROFILE. For additional information regarding the non-custodial parent application requirement, please review the frequently asked question area of our website.


Applicants from the countries of Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo, Cuba, Iran, and (as of June 6, 2012), Myanmar (Burma), North Korea, Sudan, and Syria cannot use the CSS PROFILE. Please email us at for an alternative solution. 


Step 2 - Requirements due by March 10, 2015

Parents' Federal Income Tax Return

Once you have filed your CSS PROFILE form, if required by Brown University you may receive communication beginning in February from the College Board's Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) providing you with instructions on how to submit your 2014 federal tax forms and a