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    Pitzer College

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    $79,558,
    Sticker Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $18,206
    Net Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $16,750
    Median Debt
    Cost of Attendance

    Costs

    Tuition
    $57,978
    Books & Supplies
    $1,100
    Room & Board
    $19,180
    Other
    $1,300
    Total
    $79,558

    The sticker price at Pitzer is $79,558. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


    It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

    Using State Grants at Pitzer

    If you are from the state of California and considering Pitzer, be sure to investigate the Cal Grant. You can apply by submitting your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application, but you must meet the program's deadline in order to qualify. If you meet financial and other requirements, you may receive over $14,000 per year towards education expenses. The amount received depends on the type of institution you attend and your financial need.

    Pitzer College Financial Aid

    Students who are applying for financial aid at Pitzer need to submit both the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA), as well as the CSS Profile.


    The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


    The FAFSA code for Pitzer is 001172 and the CSS Profile Code is 4619.


    It should be noted that while the FAFSA is free, the CSS Profile does require an application fee. However, students can qualify for a CSS Profile application fee waiver if the cost will present a financial hardship for the students’ family.


    If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA or the CSS Profile, check out these resources:


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    Pell Grants at Pitzer College

    13% of students at Pitzer College receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to Pitzer College.


    You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

    Outside Scholarships

    Pitzer students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


    Pitzer College Financial Aid Resources

    If you are looking for more information about financial aid and scholarships at Pitzer or have questions that are specific to your personal situation, we recommend that you reach out directly to the financial aid office!


    Here’s how you can get in touch:


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