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

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the ONLY form used to determine eligibility for the approximate $5.5 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 $52 million last year. 

To be considered for Amherst College financial aid for the 2017-2018 academic year, all fnancial aid applicants must submit the following materials: