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Financial Aid: I don't live with my parents, why am I still considered a dependent for FAFSA?

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The federal criteria for being an independent student does not take into consideration where a student lives or whether or not they provide their own support. For more information, refer to "Section 2 - Student Dependency Status" on the FAFSA, or find more information about Dependency Status.