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Financial Aid Timeline

Winter 2014
  • If you are a domestic student and are interested in applying for need-based aid at Colby-Sawyer, complete FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov by March 1. FAFSA applications received after March 1 will be subjected to reduced financial assistance based on fund availability.
  • If you are an international student, please refer to the International Scholarships and Financing page.
Spring 2014

Award Letter

If you have received your award and have questions about payments options and next steps, please review our Award Guide.

Tax Verification info

Verification instructions and copies of Dependent/Independent worksheets are available on our Tax Verification page.

Special Consideration forms

If your financial situation has changed, you can submit a Special Consideration request form.

Net Price Calculator for 2013-2014 (for new students)

Our online Net Price Calculator is now available. Using the Net Price Calculator, you can find out the average awards for students with similar financial circumstances to yours and you can then estimate your out-of-pocket expenses.

Available Aid Programs

  • Several varieties of Scholarships for new students.
  • Information regarding applying for loans for new and returning students.
    Please note: The combination of scholarship and grant funding cannot exceed the cost of tuition.

Financial Aid Appointments

Please contact us at cscfinaid@colby-sawyer.edu or (603)526-3717, or stop by our office in Colgate Hall to request an appointment.

Other helpful links

Average Debt for Graduates

  • $19,100 (includes federal loans only)

Financial Aid staff and contact information

Director of Financial Aid: Ted Craigie
Assistant Director of Financial Aid: Brianne Ito
Financial Aid Coordinator: Kim Giles

Financial Aid Phone: (603) 526-3717
Financial Aid Fax: (603) 526-3737
E-mail: cscfinaid@colby-sawyer.edu