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We’re Here to Help You Find Financial Aid

graduation photoThe Herkimer College financial aid team works hard to make applying for aid an easy, painless process. In fact, about 75% of our students receive some form of financial aid.

We’re dedicated to helping students find and secure funding for their education. From grants to loans to campus employment to scholarships to alternative financing options, we will help guide and connect you with a wide array of solutions to ease the cost of attendance and residence life and housing.

Once we determine financial need and that you meet eligibility requirements and admissions criteria, we’ll explain everything you need to know about how to apply and provide you with the correct forms and instructions. 

Financial aid is any grant, scholarship, loan, or employment opportunity with the express purpose of assisting students with educational related expenses. Although the primary obligation for college expenses rests with the student and the student's parents, the College, the community and the State and Federal governments have programs of financial assistance that can be employed separately or in combination to meet individual needs.

Smart Track LogoHerkimer College understands that paying for a college education is a large financial investment. SUNY Smart Track Financial Aid Literacy tools website will help you develop sound money management skills throughout your college experience and beyond.

To learn more, check out the answers to frequently asked questions or one of the resource links we’ve collected. To stay up to date on financial aid deadlines, follow our announcements.

And, of course, you can feel free to contact us anytime with questions. Visit us at RMCC 269, call 315-866-0300 x8282, or request information online.

We look forward to hearing from you – and to helping you plan this important investment in your education!

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