Adult Learner (REAL) Students: Current and Returning Undergraduates

Below are the deadlines, required documents, and submission instructions for currently enrolled R.E.A.L. undergraduate students applying for financial aid.

The deadline for currently enrolled undergraduate students to submit the 2021-2022 Financial Aid Application is April 15, 2021.

Please log in to SIS to view your personalized list of required documents and track the items that have been received.

We begin emailing award letters to currently enrolled students at the end of June, and award information can be viewed in SIS after the letter has been sent.

Returning REAL Students

More Information
April 15 FAFSA About FAFSA
  2019 Federal Income Tax Returns **Mail to Tufts**
(Yours and your spouse's, if married)
About Income Tax Returns
  REAL Application **Mail to Tufts**  


**Mail Federal Tax Returns and REAL Application to:**

Tufts University
Student Financial Services
Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Avenue
Medford, MA  02155

*Deadline Policy: Returning student grant aid will be reduced by $1000 for all applications completed after June 15. If you complete your application after August 1, you will be ineligible to receive Tufts grant aid for the fall semester, and may be considered for spring aid only if funding remains.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process or procedures, please contact Student Services by phone at 617-627-2000 or send an email to