Nearly half of Skidmore's students receive some form of financial assistance. Most of the financial assistance at Skidmore is awarded on the basis of demonstrated need and is provided through a student-aid "package" that usually includes a grant, a campus job, and a loan. Student aid funds come from a variety of sources, including Skidmore's own need-based grants and scholarships, as well as federal, state, and independent programs.  These videos help to explain financial aid at Skidmore College.  

Especially if you are experiencing financial pressures stemming from the ongoing economic crisis, we encourage you to use the resources of the Office of Student Aid and Family Finance. We are available to assist you in person on campus on a walk-in basis or by appointment, by calling 518-580-5750 and/or via email at