Applying for Financial Aid

Applying for Financial Aid at Amherst

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the ONLY form used to determine eligibility for the more than $6 million federal dollars administered each year by Amherst College. The CSS PROFILE form is used to determine eligibility for all Institutional sources of assistance, which total more than $54 million last year. 

To be considered for Amherst College financial aid for the 2018-2019 academic year, all financial aid applicants must submit the following materials: