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What does ED mean?

ED is the official abbreviation for the United States Department of Education. It is abbreviated as ED instead of DOE because the letters DOE refer to the United States Department of Energy.

The ED is the United States federal government agency responsible for operating the FAFSA program and other federal student aid programs through its Federal Student Aid office.

You can call the ED's Federal Student Aid office at 800-433-3243. If you need to talk to the ED about a FAFSA application that has already been filed, they may require you to provide your DRN number.

If you use our service to prepare and file your FAFSA application, you can retrieve your DRN number at our Order Status page after we've filed your application.

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