Christian Science Monitor: Study: U.S. financial aid fails students who need it most

Dean of Admission Tom Parker commented on the possibility of eliminating the FAFSA form--and boosting applications from low-income students--in this story that ran in the Christian Science Monitor.

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 2019-2020 academic year, all financial aid applicants must submit the following materials: