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.

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.

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.


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

                       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

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

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Phone: 1-800-433-3243

Federal Student Loan Information      Website:

National Student Loan Data System

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
Phone: 1-800-692-7392



FSA Student Loan Ombudsman Group
Phone: 877-557-2575
Fax: 202-275-0549
Mail: FSA Ombudsman Group
830 First Street, N.E., Mail Stop 5144
Washington, D.C. 20202-5144