Financial Aid 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. Upload copies of 2022 tax documents to IDOC to verify your income information. Complete the 24-25 FAFSA (available in December) Complete the 24-25 CSS Profile Upload documents to IDOC FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES FAFSA, CSS Profile, and Tax DocumentsCal Grant GPA Verification** Early Decision 1November 15*March 2 Early Decision 2January 6March 2 Regular AdmissionJanuary 6March 2 Transfer (Fall)April 1March 2 New ResourceApril 1March 2 * Given the late release of the FAFSA this year, the FAFSA due date for ED1 applicants will be in January, the same as ED2 and RD ** California residents only MORE ON FINANCIAL AID 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 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. TRUSTEE COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP A renewable $5,000 a year scholarship for which all first-year admitted students who meet certain academic qualifications are considered. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP A one-time $2,000 scholarship for which all first-year admitted students who meet certain academic qualifications are considered. 2023-24 COST OF ATTENDANCE Full-time Tuition$ 62,392 Student Activity Fee$ 300 Housing$ 12,092 Food *Cost of attendance for food is based on the 19 Meal Plan$ 9,282 Books & Personal Expenses (estimate)$ 2,400 Total (Approx)$86,466 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. Access the Net Price Calculator View a Complete Tuition & Fee Breakdown MyIntuition This tool can help you anticipate your college costs and estimate your eligibility for need-based scholarships. An education at Pitzer is more affordable than you think. Please visit this page to find out more. INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS International applicants interested in need-based financial aid only need to complete our online Pitzer International Financial Aid Application (PIFAA) form; please do not complete the CSS Profile or FAFSA. Please visit this page to find out more.