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Applying for Financial Aid
Families apply for financial aid each year so that changes in circumstances can be considered.
Early Decision Applicants
Since Hamilton meets the full demonstrated financial need, a student who applies Early Decision will receive the same financial aid award that they would have received had they applied Regular Decision. If you are admitted to Hamilton under an Early Decision plan, the financial aid award you receive will be tentative based on the estimated data you provide. Final awards, which may differ from your tentative award, will be provided when the results of the FAFSA and other required documents are submitted to and reviewed by the Financial Aid Office.
If you are an international student, please refer to our International Students webpage for additional information about Hamilton's financial aid policies.
Currently Enrolled Students
Families apply for financial aid each year so that changes in circumstances can be considered. Students should refer to their financial aid checklist, which can be found on My Hamilton. Required forms should be submitted by May 1.
First-Time Aid Applicants
For domestic students who are applying for financial aid for the first time, we encourage you to begin the process by using Hamilton's Net Price Calculator. Once you have determined your expected family contribution, using the net price calculator, please refer to our Forms and Deadlines. This page will help you better understand the documents and deadlines required to apply for need-based financial aid at Hamilton College.
Applicants Studying Off-Campus
Eligible students with demonstrated financial need can have their financial aid "travel" with them as they participate in Hamilton (New York City, Washington, D.C., China, France, Spain, and India) and other approved off-campus study programs. Read more...