Affordability of an Elizabethtown College Education
We understand that investing in a quality education is an important factor during your college search. Elizabethtown College offers a comprehensive need-based financial aid and merit scholarship program for incoming and current students.
Early FAFSA Completion
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is changing for the upcoming 2017-2018 application. Our office is here to assist with any questions or concerns. We are also hosting FAFSA workshops on Saturday, October 22nd and Saturday, November 12, 2016 to prospective students. Visit our Announcements page for more information.
99% of students receive scholarships and grants directly from the College.
This academic year, approximately 99% percent of full-time Elizabethtown College students receive grants and scholarships from Elizabethtown College.
$39 million in support is awarded to students
Elizabethtown College awarded students over $39 million in institutional scholarships and grants during the 2016-2017 academic year.
One-to-One service from financial aid counselor
All accepted and current students are assigned a dedicated financial aid counselor; your link to all financial aid related questions. Your counselor is happy to speak to you and your family.
Financial Aid Timeline
October 1st- The 2017-2018 FAFSA application is available online for all students at www.fafsa.ed.gov Elizabethtown's federal school code is 003262.
March 15th: Apply for maximum consideration for need-based financial aid (prospective students).
April 1st: Apply for maximum consideration for need-based financial aid (returning students).
May 1st: Application is due for PHEAA State Grant.
June-July: Financial Aid Award letter is sent out to all returning students.
June: Fall 2017 bill is mailed.
August: Fall 2017 bill is due.
August 28th: Fall 2017 classes begin.
*Please note that this timeline only applies to traditional day students. Additional information for students enrolled in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies can be found here.