Cost and Affordability

Applications and Deadlines

Please pay close attention to Financial Aid deadlines to ensure that you get the maximum amount of aid for which you are eligible. Learn more about when you can expect to be notified of your award. Our Scholarship Priority Deadline is December 1.

How to Apply

Both merit-based and need-based aid is available to applicants based on record of academic achievement, leadership, and other factors, along with successful completion of the FAFSA.

Note: For the 2024-25 academic year, the new FAFSA will NOT be available until late December to early January. Early Decision and Early Action applicants must complete the and the new FAFSA when it becomes available. Regular Decision applicants are NOT required to complete the CSS Profile (streamlined version) but must complete the new FAFSA.

Net Price Calculator

The Ƶ College Net Price Calculator is one tool that can assist you in estimating your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and in exploring what types of aid might be available to you to assist in paying for the costs associated with your education at Ƶ.

Scholarships & Fellowships

All applications are considered for merit-based scholarships. These highly competitive awards are determined on an individual basis and celebrate the strength and achievements of each admitted student, in and out of the classroom. We also encourage you to apply for the following interest-based awards that require a separate application.

Tuition and Fees

The cost of tuition and fees at Ƶ is among the lowest of the national liberal arts colleges. Still, we understand that financing a college education is a big task, and we are here to help. Many Ƶ students end up paying no more than the cost of a state school.

Financial Aid Applications

 (Ƶ Title IV code: 003519)

Financial Aid Supplemental Application (student portal) or (Ƶ code:1730) 

Download Forms
All Financial Aid forms can be found on the Ƶ Express Download Forms webpage.