CSS Profile stands for the College Scholarship Service Profile from the College Board.  The CSS Profile is an online financial aid application used by over 400 colleges, universities, professional schools, and scholarship programs to award non-federal government.  


The CSS Profile costs $25 for the first college or organization.  Each additional college/organization will cost  $16.  If a student applies to 7 colleges use the CSS Profile, the College Board will charge $121.