Student Financial Services

Transfer Students

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   

Transfer Student Financial Aid Timeframe

October - December Create a FSA User ID & Password and Complete the FAFSA
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