A Commitment to Need-Based Financial Aid

Pomona College is one of a handful of institutions committed to need-blind admissions and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of all students who enroll. 

Financial Aid Deadlines

  • Early Decision 1: November 1st
  • Early Decision 2: January 15th
  • Regular Decision: January 15th
  • Returning Students: January 15th
  • Graduate Fellowship Awards: April 14th
MyinTuition: Quick College Cost Estimator

This tool asks six basic financial questions and gives you an early estimate of the amount your family will need to contribute for one year at Pomona.

The Basics

  • A student's financial need is determined after a careful review of each family's financial documents. We do our best to take into account each family's unique circumstances.
  • For eligible students, the Offer of Financial Aid is composed of grant aid and a modest student employment allotment. While loans are available, Pomona does not use loans to meet a student's financial need.