Thanks! Do you know if there's a list somewhere or do I have to look at each individual school?
For purposes of establishing eligibility for the federal Stafford loan and the federal Work-Study programs, all graduate-level students are considered independent. This means that the FAFSA you submit does not require parental information, and that your eligibility for federal Stafford loans and/or federal Work-Study will be determined on the basis of your resources, and those of your spouse (if applicable). However, for consideration for institutional funds, such as grants and Columbia University loans, and for establishing priorities for the federal Perkins loan program, complete family and parental information is required on the Need Access application. If your parents have separate households (unmarried, separated or divorced) then you must provide complete financial information for both parental households on the application, using passwords for each section if desired. In this era of scarce resources, our guiding policy is to assist students from the neediest families. Our institutional funds are distributed primarily to students with limited personal and family resources. Regardless of your age, marital status, or dependency status for tax purposes, our grant decision will be based on an analysis of your family's financial strength. If parents refuse to give information, our policy is that no grant may be awarded, out of fairness to families that cooperate with our requirements.