Financial Aid Offers for Returning Students 2024-25

Renewal Financial Aid Offers

Financial aid offers for returning students with complete financial aid applications will be released starting June 13th. Financial aid renewal applications are read in the order they are received, so if your renewal application process is not complete, please take a moment to do so now. 

FAFSA Submission and Corrections

Updating or Correcting Your 2024-25 FAFSA

The Department of Education has issued guidance regarding . Most of the questions on the FAFSA want to know your situation as of the day you sign the application, but there are instances in which you鈥檒l want to change the information you initially reported.

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FAFSA Submission by July 1 for all First Time Enrolling Students

麻豆国产AV is delaying our submission requirement for the FAFSA to July 1 for all first time enrolling students.

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Financial Aid at Amherst

鈥淭he most rewarding part of the work that we get to do is to provide the resources that truly make an Amherst education affordable.鈥 鈥擥ail Holt, Dean of Financial Aid

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check our FAQ for answers to questions about contacting us, how to view your financial aid information, student employment, and more.

FAQ

The Office of Financial Aid is in B-5 Converse Hall.

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We are excited to see you and to assist you with your financial aid needs and questions!

  • Stop by our office and say hello in person.
  • Phone us at 413-542-2296. A staff member will answer your call during business hours.
  • Email us and we will reply to you as soon as possible.
  • Current students can to speak with an Office of Financial Aid team member.
  • Prospective students can register for a with a dean - either on campus or virtually. 

We Can Do This, Together

We have awarded nearly $80 million in Amherst scholarships this year.  That鈥檚 money dedicated solely to meeting the financial need of our students.

Students leave Amherst with an extraordinary education, a long list of exceptional accomplishments, and the freedom to build their future without the burden of student loan debt. More than 75% of Amherst graduates in the Class of 2023 graduated with no student loan debt. 

This approach makes us distinctive. We are proud to say it also makes us a leader. Only a few colleges in the country can say what we can about financial aid.

Nearly 60% of our students receive financial aid. Our average financial aid offer last year was more than $68,000. So the majority of our students pay less鈥攐ften far less鈥攖han the cost of attendance.鈥
                                                                                                                      鈥擥ail Holt, Dean of Financial Aid

My Intuition Quick College Cost Estimator

Quick Cost Estimator

The My inTuition tool will give you an early cost estimate using six basic financial questions. 

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Immigration Resources

Resources for Undocumented and DACAmented Students

Legal, educational, on campus, and regional resources for undocumented students.