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Skidmore College


Our promise

It’s true that Skidmore is a major investment for you and your family. But we think it’s a rewarding one. And it may cost less than you think, as we meet 100% of demonstrated financial need for all students.

Financial aid facts
demonstrated need met for all students 
offered annually in financial aid
average first-year aid package
of students receive some form of aid


Cost calculators

We offer two tools to help estimate your Skidmore costs and eligibility for need-based financial aid. Use the Quick Cost Estimator as a tool for general estimates. Use the Net Price Calculator for in-depth estimates. 


Cost of Attendance

The 2022-23 basic costs of attendance are outlined below:


Tuition and fees $62,398
Room fees (dorm double) $9,834
Meals $6,798
Books and first-year supplies $1,300
Personal expenses $1,262
Transportation (est.) $300

= Total Cost of Attendance $81,892*

*Estimated costs. Tuition and fees are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees.

Learn more: Financial Aid Office


Financial aid deadlines

Nov. 15

Early Decision CSS Profile and FAFSA Deadline

Jan. 15

Early Decision II and Regular Decision CSS Profile and FAFSA Deadline

April 1

Transfer CSS Profile and FAFSA Deadline

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