Transfer: Financial Aid and Scholarships
At Marist, transfer students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships.
Financial Aid and Scholarships for Students Transferring to Marist
At Marist, approximately 90 percent of undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work opportunities. Transfer applicants can be awarded up to $25,000 in merit-based scholarship awards. When you apply for admission to Marist, you are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships; there is no additional application.
The Marist College Office of Student Financial Services is committed to providing affordability options and managing the equitable distribution of student aid funds. The office coordinates student employment both on and off-campus and is responsible for student billing. We are dedicated to promoting accessibility through personalized service and integrity.
The Office of Student Financial Services will make every effort to assist you with financing the cost of your education.
Applying for Financial Aid as a Transfer Student
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) serves as the official application for need-based financial aid at Marist College. To ensure adequate processing time, we recommend that you file your FAFSA upon completion of your Marist application at studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
Transfer Student Financial Aid Timeframe
|November - December||Apply for FAFSA PIN for Fall transfer applications|
|October - December||Update Federal FAFSA School Code to 002765 for Spring transfer applications|
|Starting in November||Student Financial Aid Packages mailed on a rolling basis for Spring admits|
|February - August||Complete the FAFSA for Fall acceptance|
|Starting in March||Student Financial Aid Packages mailed on a rolling basis for Fall admits|
|Deposit Deadline||Typically 2 or 3 weeks after acceptance|
What happens once my accepted transfer student deposit is made?
Deposited students who have received a financial aid package will need to log on to their myMarist accounts to view and complete additional required documents.
Types of Aid
- Marist Scholarships for Transfer Students
- Endowed Scholarships
- Raise.Me - Marist has partnered with RaiseMe to offer U.S. community college students (ages 18-22) the opportunity to earn micro-scholarships that recognize their academic achievements and outstanding accomplishments. Students can earn up to $12,000 in micro-scholarships per year, which will be incorporated in their Marist merit scholarship.
- Campus Work Study/Campus Employment