Financial aid application forms are available online to all enrolled and accepted students at Baylor College of Medicine. Submitting you application early with required documents will allow for aid to disburse during the first week of class. No funds are disbursed after the final deadline posted. Funds are not disbursed prior to the first day of class.

Upcoming Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA - Begins this Fall!

Students will be able to file for FAFSA beginning Oct. 1, a full three months earlier than previously allowed. For the first time, applicants will use prior-prior year (PPY) tax information when reporting personal and family income. See timeline below with new change.

FAFSA Changes for the Upcoming Academic Year

If you plan to apply for financial aid

Tax Return Required

FAFSA Available

BCM Fin Aid Online App Available

Tentative Awarding Begins

Award Offers Become Official

AY 2016-2017 


Jan. 1, 2016

March 1, 2016


March 1, 2016

AY 2017-2018 


Oct. 1, 2016

Nov. 1, 2016

Nov. 1, 2016

March 1, 2017

AY 2018-2019 


Oct. 1, 2017

Nov. 1, 2017

Nov. 1, 2017

March 1, 2018

AY 2019-2020 


Oct. 1, 2018

Nov. 1, 2018

Nov. 1, 2018

March 1, 2019


First Deadline: March 31, 2016

Medical Student Only: If eligible, and applying for a need base scholarship, Perkins and Baylor College of Medicine Institutional Loans, your FAFSA and required tax returns for both parents and student must be completed and filed with the IRS prior to March 1. Applications received before the March 31 deadline, will be reviewed and processed accordingly. All forms must be submitted before an award offer can be made.

Accepted Medical Applicants: This deadline does not apply to incoming applicants accepted after March 31. Please contact Hilda R. DeLeon at with due date and other instructions.

Second Deadline: June 2, 2016

All Students: Aid likely to arrive by the tuition due date deadline, if verification is complete and no forms are missing.

Final Deadline: April 1, 2017

All Students: No aid awarded after this date. All scheduled disbursements must be made before this deadline. Please note this final deadline is year 2017. 

Loan Information

Disclosure Statement

2016-2017 Loan Repayment Terms - All programs other than Medical

2016-2017 Loan Repayment Terms for Medical Students