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.
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 a FAFSA workshop on Saturday, October 22nd. Visit our Announcements page for more information.
95% of students receive scholarships and grants directly from the College.
This academic year, approximately 95% percent of full-time Elizabethtown College students receive grants and scholarships from Elizabethtown College.
$37 million in support is awarded to students
Elizabethtown College awarded students over $37 million in institutional scholarships and grants during the 2014-2015 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.