Home- Admission & Financial Aid- Financial Aid Colgate meets 100 percent of all admitted students' demonstrated financial need. Through this investment we support access to quality education for students from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Menu Menu Estimate Your Cost Prospective First-Year Students Current Students Transfer Students What Is in an Award? Financing Options Yellow Ribbon Program Tools & Resources Contact Us Applying for Aid Prospective students will be considered for Colgate’s need-based aid only when they apply for financial aid before an admission decision is made. Prospective first-year students Transfer students Current students For US citizens and permanent residents, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required to apply for federal grants, loans, and work study. An additional application is required to apply for financial aid from Colgate. Net Price Calculator Domestic prospective students may learn more about the aid for which they may be eligible by using the net price calculator. NET PRICE CALCULATOR Applicant Portal Applicants receive access to the portal after submitting the admission application. Log in to check the status of your financial requirements. APPLICANT PORTAL An Average Award An average financial aid award — $52,075 — comprises: Colgate grant: $46,775 Campus job: $2,800 Student loan: $2,500 WHAT IS IN ANAVERAGE FINANCIAL AID AWARD? Meeting Your Need We meet 100% of accepted students' demonstrated need with a combination of grants, part-time employment, and a modest student loan. First-Year Award Recipients In the Class of 2021, 41% of students receive financial aid. Minimize Debt The average four-year debt for Colgate students is only $15,500. Colgate is committed to ensuring quality education is affordable for all of our accepted students. While the university supports efforts to improve access to higher education, for the vast majority of aid recipients, the Colgate financial aid program is far more generous than the Excelsior Scholarship, as we cover room and board, and study abroad, which are left out of the state plan. In addition, Colgate meets 100 percent of a family’s demonstrated need. Deadlines Prospective First-Year Student Deadlines Early Decision I November 15 Early Decision II January 15 Regular Decision January 15 Transfer Student Deadlines Transfer (spring) November 1 Transfer (fall) March 15 Current Student Deadline Domestic students November 15 We Are Here to Help Contact us with questions or concerns about the financial aid application process. firstname.lastname@example.org 315-228-7431 Admission & Financial Aid Visit Colgate Tuition and Fees Virtual Tour Apply Transfer and Other International Students Class of 2022 Profile Financial Aid Estimate Your Cost Prospective First-Year Students Current Students Transfer Students What Is in an Award? Financing Options Yellow Ribbon Program Tools & Resources Contact Us Request More Information Contact Us Colgate Near You Admission Publications RELATED LINKS Majors and Minors MAJORS AND MINORS We offer 54 diverse majors and numerous possible minors. Apply APPLY Join Colgate's enthusiastic network of students and alumni. - Regular, early, and international - Transfer to Colgate Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.