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Calculators and Resources

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

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Expected Family Contribution

Expected Family Contribution image
Estimate how much your family will be expected to contribute to the cost of college with this calculator.
Provided by the College Board

Estimated Financial Aid Need

Financial Aid Need Estimator image
Determine what you will be expected to pay for college using the Expected Family Contribution formula  and estimate the cost of attending a specific college or university of your choice.
Provided by ACT (American College Testing Program)

Calculate Savings Goal

Calculate Savings Goal
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.
Provided by The Hartford

Financial Aid Resources

  • Scholarship and financial aid information from FinAid,image a comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools
  • Guidelines on how to develop your scholarship strategy from the College Boardimage
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Updated 06/06/2016