Tag: Parent College Cost Calculators

US ED Dept College Cost Calculator Is Voluntary

New Financial Aid Shopping Sheet Standardizes Award Letters–But Will Anyone Use It?

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The Department of Education and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a tool they hope will help provide students with clear and comparable information about their financial aid. But will any schools use it?

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Indiana Universities Provide Parents With Cost Calculators

To comply with impending Federal requirements, the Indiana State University system is the latest in the country to provide parents and students with a calculator that gives a better sense of the true cost of college than do tuition figures alone. The new Federally-required calculators will also project monthly student loan payments after graduation. Additionally, Indiana’s estimator provides side-by-side comparisons of the costs of attending various schools within the state.