In determining whether you are independent for the 2015-2016 academic year, our office is required to adhere to the standard definition of independent status as outlined by the U.S. Department of Education.
According to this definition, you will be considered an independent student if you meet any of the following conditions:
Students who qualify as independent are not required to provide parents' information on the FAFSA. Our office may request additional documentation to verify that you are independent.
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