Definitions for "CSS Profile"
A financial aid application administered by the College Board, employed by many private colleges to supplement the FAFSA. Register for the Profile at
A financial information document of the College Scholarship Service used by parents of dependent students or independent students to supply information about their income, assets, expenses, and liabilities. The CSS uses this information in estimating how much money a family is able to contribute to a student's college expenses. Many private colleges require this form in addition to the FAFSA.
College Scholarship Service (CSS) is an application required by some private colleges and universities to determine eligibility for non-federal financial aid.