This Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculator helps in estimating the student and the family’s contribution towards the cost of attending college for an academic year.
Prefer a quick estimate of your EFC instead? Try Finaid’s Quick EFC Calculator.
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- Consider education loans to help fill the gap. Remember to borrow federal first, as federal loans are cheaper, more available, and have better repayment terms.
- Don’t overlook the education tax benefits such as the Hope Scholarship tax credit.
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