The CSS profile is a financial aid provided by the College Board in the United States. It is mainly targeted on the members of private institutions under College Board. They generally scan the financial status of the student and their guardians.
The CSS profile inquiries on the financial matter of the students as well as their parents. It is more over similar to FAFSA but CSS profile make detailed inquiries. It stands for college scholarship profile and information or mainly financial information which is collected under this profile is sent to colleges where the students are interested to join.
CSS profile form is used to find out the needy and right candidates for financial aid for non-federal programs. Since CSS profile form is mainly focused on certain groups of schools only, we suggest that you check participating program list before applying.