Afford

NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID

PITZER COLLEGE PACKAGES 100 PERCENT OF A STUDENT’S DEMONSTRATED NEED FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH A VARIETY OF FEDERAL, STATE AND INSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL AID SOURCES.

TYPES OF NEED-BASED AID

  • Federal, State and Pitzer Grants: no repayment required
  • Federal Loan Programs: repayment required
  • Federal Work-Study: funds you earn

APPLY FOR NEED-BASED AID

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine your Estimated Family Contribution.
  • The CSS Profile must be completed to be considered for Pitzer-funded need-based scholarships and loans.

FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES

 FAFSA and
CSS Profile
Cal Grant GPA
Verification*
Early Decision 1November 15March 2
Early Decision 2January 1March 2
Regular AdmissionJanuary 1March 2
Transfer (Fall)April 1March 2
New ResourceMarch 2N/A

* California residents only

100%
OF DEMONSTRATED NEED MET
TOP 25
NATIONAL LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL
LOWEST DEBT LOAD
U.S. News & World Report, 2018
#20
GREAT FINANCIAL AID
Princeton Review, 2018 Best 382 Colleges

SCHOLARSHIPS

Pitzer Undocumented Student Scholarship

UNDOCUMENTED STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

This four-year scholarship is awarded to students who attend high school in the United States, are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States, have achieved a 3.7 GPA or above in a challenging curriculum and embody at least one of Pitzer’s Core Values.

Pitzer Trustee Community Scholarship

TRUSTEE COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

A renewable $5,000 a year scholarship for which all first-year admitted students who meet certain academic qualifications are considered.

Pitzer College Academic Achievement Scholarship

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time $2,000 scholarship for which all first-year admitted students who meet certain academic qualifications are considered.

2018-19 TUITION & FEES

Tuition & Fees
Full-time Tuition$ 53,776
Student Activity Fee$ 280
Room
Double$ 9,720
Single$ 11,030
Board
16 Meal Plan$ 7,124
12 Meal Plan$ 6,550
5 Meal Plan (Off-campus students only)$ 2,744
Misc.
Books & Personal Expenses (estimate)$ 2,400

FIRST-YEAR APPLICANTS! ESTIMATE YOUR COLLEGE EXPENSES AND FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY WITH OUR NET PRICE CALCULATOR (NPC).

The NPC will calculate a sample of the financial award you might receive if admitted to Pitzer. These results are not final or guaranteed, but can help you make an informed educational choice.