Calculators and Resources

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These tools and calculators can be used to help project future college costs, expected family contribution and what your college savings goal should be.


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Financial Aid Need Estimator
FAFSA4caster is an early eligibility estimator that can help you plan ahead when it comes to paying for college.
Provided by Federal Student Aid (An Office of the U.S. Department of Education)  

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College Savings Calculator
Use your personal information to map your college savings plan. You can enter up to five beneficiaries and choose from among 3,800 colleges and universities nationwide.  



Financial Aid Resources 

  • Scholarship and financial aid information from FinAid, a comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools
  • Guidelines on how to develop your scholarship strategy from the College Board