Financial Aid

Financing Your Education

We are committed to making a Barnard education affordable. Our office is dedicated to the goal of helping each family make the best financial choices. We hope that this website is helpful to you as you make your way through the financial aid process. We also hope it will encourage you to contact us or to come in and talk to us about any and all questions you may have regarding the financing of your education at Barnard.

In the Spotlight

Apply for Aid

Review the deadlines and materials required to submit a financial aid application.

Estimate Your Eligibility for Aid

Use our interactive calculators to estimate a family contribution and need-based award at Barnard.

Frequently Asked Questions

Financial Aid FAQs for current and prospective students.

General Policies

General Policies for the Financial Aid Office

Study Abroad

Learn how financial aid is adjusted when a student studies abroad.

Students’ financial aid packages are based on total educational costs incurred during the academic year. The Financial Aid Office creates a budget for all students to determine the eligibility of each applicant. These budgets are called the Cost of Attendance.

Financial Aid

Prospective students and their families can use our interactive calculators to estimate a family contribution and need-based award.

General Policies for the Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid

Financial Aid FAQs for current and prospective students.

Current Barnard students can use their Financial Aid Portal to track the status of their financial aid application, upload documents, and access financial aid forms and resources.

 

Financial Aid

All required documents will be listed on each applicant's personalized Financial Aid Checklist. This page provides a comprehensive list of all financial aid forms and resources.

Financial Aid

A guide to help you understand how your financial aid decision is calculated.

Financial Aid

A guide to understanding how financial aid is applied to your bill and an overview of financing options.

The Financial Aid Office is available to address any and all concerns you may have by phone, email or by appointment.