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. Visit our Announcements page for more information.

Quick Facts

$37 Million

in institutional scholarships and grants

95% of Students

receive financial aid directly from E-town.

$11 Million

in grants and scholarships to first-year students alone.

Financial Aid Timeline

*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.

October 1st- The 2017-2018 FAFSA application is available online for all students at www.fafsa.ed.gov

                       Elizabethtown College's federal school code for the FAFSA application is 003262.

March 27th: 2017-2018 Parent PLUS loan application is now available online at www.studentloans.gov

April 1st: Apply for maximum consideration for need-based financial aid (all students).

May 1st: Send in your enrollment deposit to secure your place in the class of 2021 (prospective students).

May 1st: FAFSA application is due for the PHEAA State Grant.

June - July: Financial Aid award letter is sent out to all returning students.

June: Fall 2017 bill is available.

August: Fall 2017 bill is due.

Student Resources

Student Aid Portal
Elizabethtown College Financial Aid
Website: finaidweb.etown.edu

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Phone: 1-800-433-3243
Website: www.fafsa.ed.gov

FSA ID
Website: fsaid.ed.gov

Federal Student Loan Information
Website: www.studentloans.gov

National Student Loan Data System
Website: www.nslds.ed.gov

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
Phone: 1-800-692-7392
Website: www.pheaa.org

FSA Student Loan Ombudsman Group
Phone: 877-557-2575
Fax: 202-275-0549
Website: www.studentaid.gov/repay-loans/disputes/prepare
Mail: FSA Ombudsman Group
830 First Street, N.E., Mail Stop 5144
Washington, D.C. 20202-5144