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.

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 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.

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

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