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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 08

Spring Transfer Financial Aid Application Deadline

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
  2. CSS Profile Application
  3. Hamilton College Financial Aid Application
    Form available on the student's personalized financial aid checklist
  4. Starting with the 2020-21 academic year, Hamilton will be utilizing College Board's IDOC service for the submission of financial aid material for students seeking financial aid for the 2020-21 academic year.

International Students

  1. CSS Profile Application
    Canadian citizens: Guide to the CSS Profile
  2. College Board International Student Certification of Finances
    ISCOF 2019-2020
    ISCOF 2020-2021
  3. College Board International Student Financial Aid Application
    For Non-Canadian International applicants only
    ISFAA 2019-2020
    ISFAA 2020-2021
  4. Starting with the 2020-21 academic year, Hamilton will be utilizing College Board's IDOC service for the submission of financial aid material for students seeking financial aid for the 2020-21 academic year.
  5. Please view our International Student webpage for more information on applying for International Financial Aid.

 

  • For students applying to receive financial aid in the 2020-21 academic year,  after you have completed the CSS Profile, please submit your financial aid application documents through IDOC
  • For the 2019-20 academic year, 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.
  • 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. 

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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