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Applying for Financial Aid


Hamilton is committed to meeting the full demonstrated financial need of all accepted students through a combination of scholarships/grants, loans and work-study. Demonstrated financial need is determined by calculating the difference between the expected family contribution and the cost of attendance.
Important Dates

Nov 20

Early Decision Plan I Financial Aid Application Deadline

Jan 15

Early Decision Plan II Financial Aid Application Deadline

Jan 15

Regular Decision Financial Aid Application Deadline

Students apply for financial aid each year so that changes in circumstances may be considered.

Jan 01

Currently Enrolled Student Financial Aid Application Deadline

Application Requirements

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

  1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA, 2019-20)
  2. CSS Profile Application (2019-20)
  3. Hamilton College Financial Aid Application (2019-20)
    Form available on the student's personalized financial aid checklist

Additional application requirements may be added to the student's personalized financial aid checklist, such as non-custodial parent and income tax information.

International Students

  1. CSS Profile Application (2019-20)
    Canadian citizens: Guide to the CSS Profile
  2. College Board International Student Certification of Finances (ISCOF, 2019-20)
  3. College Board International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA, 2019-20)
    For Non-Canadian International applicants only
  4. Hamilton College Financial Aid Application E-form (2019-20)
    Form available on the student's personalized financial aid checklist

Additional application requirements may be added to the student's personalized financial aid checklist, such as non-custodial parent and income tax information. For more information, please visit our International Students Financial Aid webpage.

  • The most secure way to submit your sensitive financial aid application materials is through the Financial Aid Checklist of the student’s online My Hamilton account.
  • Students can monitor the receipt of requested materials via their checklist. Parents can request access to view their student's online Financial Aid Checklist.
  • We will notify the student, if during the file review process we determine that your submitted material(s) are incomplete and/or we require additional information. 
  • Should you choose to submit application materials through email, fax 315-859-4962, or by mail (see address at the bottom of the page), please include the name of the student on all submitted materials.

Early Decision Applicants

Since Hamilton meets the full demonstrated financial need of all admitted students, a student who applies Early Decision will receive the same financial aid award that they would have received had they applied Regular Decision.

Hamilton

Application Codes

FAFSA: 002728
CSS Profile: 2286
NYS Residents Tuition Assistance Program (TAP): 0270

Contact Information


Office of Financial Aid

800-859-4413 315-859-4962 finaid@hamilton.edu
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