NCFS College Planning Center
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College Planning Center - College Planning Center

Easy to use calculators — from saving to repaying and estimating to budgeting college costs. There's even one to estimate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

Long Term Planning Calculator

Estimate the monthly savings that will be required to support up to three children who are planning to attend college. The calculator asks for the present cost of attending a college, the number of years before each student enters school, current savings, and the anticipated annual return on their savings.

College Cost Calculator

Estimate the future cost of a college education. Costs are based on average annual increases and the number of anticipated years spent in school.

Future Savings Calculator

Estimate the dollar amount that will be saved when the student enters school. The calculator asks for monthly saving amounts, the savings average return, and the number of years until the student enters school.

Monthly Savings Calculator

Estimate the dollar amount families will need to save on a monthly basis to meet their college savings goal. The calculator asks for the target savings goal, currently available savings, number of years until the student enters school, and the average return.

Monthly Budget Calculator

Helps students identify key budget items to better understand their financial situation.

Repayment Calculator

Designed to help students and parents borrow responsibly. The tool will estimate the monthly loan payments based on the principal balance, interest rate, and loan term.

Accrued Interest Calculator

For students who already have a student loan. The tool allows users to estimate the amount of interest that accrues on their account over a period of time.

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Estimator

Helps families estimate their potential financial responsibility well before submitting the FAFSA and receiving the official EFC from the Student Aid Report (SAR).