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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 the demonstrated financial need for all admitted students.

Estimate your aid

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 2023-24 basic costs of attendance are outlined below:

Tuition and fees
Room fees (dorm double) $10,252
Meals $7,088
Books and first-year supplies $1,300
Personal expenses $1,270
Transportation (est.) $300

= Total Cost of Attendance $85,240*

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

Learn more: Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Deadlines 

  • November 15: Early Decision I CSS Profile and FAFSA Deadline
  • January 15: Early Decision II and Regular Decision CSS Profile and FAFSA Deadline 
Reference guide

Reference guide

Download our handy guide to Skidmore financial aid, including reminders about dates and deadlines, steps for eligibility, and sample aid scenarios.


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