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Antioch College recognizes that the cost of education is a significant financial investment for most families. Antioch is committed to rewarding students and assisting families with demonstrated financial need.

Factors considered for scholarship and financial aid include the student’s proven academic and extracurricular achievements and family need.

Students who apply for financial aid must complete the Antioch College Financial Aid Application and the Antioch College Grant application every year. The application is sent electronically to applicants after they submit their admission application. Admission decisions are need-blind; financial information is not considered when deciding admission. The application is sent to current students via email. Priority award packages are made to newly admitted students who apply by the April 1, 2014, deadline and for current students who apply by the May 1, 2014, deadline. Applications received after this deadline will be awarded based on available institutional aid.

Types of Financial Aid Available for 2014–2015

The Horace Mann Fellowship: This scholarship is valued at up to four consecutive years of full-time tuition and will be awarded to all admitted students entering in the 2014-2015 academic year. The Fellowship will be valued at half-tuition for four consecutive years to all admitted students entering in the 2015-2016 academic year. It is offered to incoming students based on their academic achievements and community service. An interview is required as part of the selection process. This is a merit-based award. The Horace Mann Fellowship is available only to students seeking their first bachelor degree or who have not earned a degree beyond the bachelor's level.

Antioch College Grant: The College offers institutional aid in the form of a need-based grant, based on a student’s estimated financial need, to offset the costs of room, board, and required fees. An additional application is required to qualify for this grant. The application is sent electronically to all prospective students who have submitted an application and to all current students.

Antioch College Student Employment: The College offers student employment opportunities based on their financial need. Students are employed throughout the College community with weekly work modules of between 10 and 20 hours.

Federal Financial Aid: The College does not currently participate in any federal financial aid programs. This includes Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and private educational loans. Our financial aid officers are available to discuss other funding options that may be available.

Loans: The College is currently unable to assist students in securing educational loans from private lenders like Chase or Citibank. Students may seek personal, private loans from their banks or credit unions. The Yellow Springs Credit Union is available to discuss loan options for Antioch College students.

Scholarships: Students may use outside scholarships or private loans to pay the balance of their accounts.

Room and Board Requirements: Antioch College requires that students live in a college residence and be on a college meal plan during their first two years, with the exception of the annual cooperative education term.

Direct and Indirect Costs for 2014–2015

Category Cost
Tuition (Full-Time) $30,250
Community Govt. Fee $200
Activity Fee $500
Room $6,170
Board $3,550
Total Direct Costs $40,670
Books and Supplies (estimated) $750
Personal Expenses (estimated) $1,500
Travel (estimated)* $1,000
Total Indirect Costs $3,250
TOTAL $43,920

* Travel costs depend on where students are from and where they plan to complete their cooperative education quarter.

Statement of Ethical Conduct

The Antioch College Financial Aid Office supports and abides by the Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals as created by the National Association of Student Aid Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). We are dedicated to serving students and their families with the highest level of ethical behavior and professionalism. We are committed to equitably and consistently provide aid through the objective analysis of all need and influencing factors, and will make every effort to assist students and families with financial need. Every student should have the opportunity to pursue their goals in higher education, and we strive to assist them in this pursuit by removing any financial barriers to the best of our ability.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact:

Office of Admission and Financial Aid
937-319-6016 (Direct)
937-319-6085 (Fax)