How to Answer FAFSA Question #47: Graduate Program Status

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47. At the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, will you be working on a master’s or doctorate program (such as an MA, MBA, MD, JD, PhD, EdD, graduate certificate, etc.)?
  • Yes
  • No

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Why are they asking this information?

This question aims to determine your status as a student, which has already been answered in question 29.

How to answer this question / fill out this section

The answer will be pre-filled with a No if you have never attended college or if you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program. The answer to this question will be pre-filled with a Yes if you reported that you are or will be a current graduate/professional student.