Applying for Need-Based Aid

Incoming Students

Students seeking need-based financial aid will be notified of their complete financial aid package after the student has been informed of their admission and a FAFSA has been submitted to the College.  We recommend you file the FAFSA prior to the dates listed below to ensure your financial aid award is sent to you in a timely manner.  Kalamazoo College’s FAFSA school code 002275.

Admission ProgramFAFSA submitted by:Financial Aid Award Offer
Early DecisionNovember 15December 15
Early ActionNovember 15January 15 – March 15
Regular DecisionJanuary 15April 1

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate the grants and scholarships that you may be eligible for. The estimated aid includes institutional, state, and federal grant programs.

Continuing Students

Students who are returning to Kalamazoo College should complete a FAFSA each year in order to be considered for need-based financial aid. The upcoming year’s FAFSA opens on October 1. Students should complete their FAFSA by March 1 to ensure they are considered for all forms of need-based aid.