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How to Apply for Financial Aid

We’ve made applying for financial aid as easy as possible—just follow the four steps below. And remember, we’re just a click or call away if you need anything.


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STEP 1: Fill out the FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA form after December 31. Gordon's code is 002153.

The FAFSA is changing for the 2024–25 academic year! Learn more about the changes →

ACCESS FAFSA

The FAFSA provides Gordon with an assessment of your family’s financial strengths. Financial aid awards are based on information from the FAFSA.

Gordon College no longer requires financial aid applicants to complete a supplemental form.
 

STEP 2: Receive your financial aid award

Beginning in mid-January, awards will be sent on a rolling basis to tell you how much aid you qualify for—including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.

UNDERSTAND YOUR AWARD

STEP 3: Send in your deposit

In order to hold your financial aid award and housing, a refundable $200 deposit is due no later than May 1. Pay online or make checks payable to Gordon College and send to:

Gordon College
Office of Admissions
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984
 

STEP 4: Explore loan options and work-study

A. If you were awarded Federal Direct Loans, follow the links below for further instruction:

Apply for Direct Loans →

B. If you were awarded Federal Work-Study, click here for more information:

Accepted Student Employment Information →

C. Are you looking for ways to finance your remaining costs? Review the following options:

Apply for a PLUS Loan →
Apply for an Alternative Loan →
Check out our Payment Options →

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