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Net Price Calculator

Welcome to the Net Price Calculator tool! This tool will help you get a rough estimate of how much your education will cost at a specific institution for the academic year.

What is the Net Price Calculator?

The Net Price Calculator is a tool that helps current and prospective students and families estimate their individual net price of a specific institution. Each student is given a cost of attendance for the year and your cost of attendance is a rough estimate of what it would cost you to live and attend school for the year. Please note that your cost of attendance is not a bill, it is just a rough breakdown of your estimated costs. The cost of attendance includes direct costs to the school such as tuition/fees and books/supplies as well as indirect costs (costs that students accrue regardless of their attendance at an institution) such as rent, car payments, utilities, groceries, etc. If you take your cost of attendance and minus any grants and scholarships you anticipate receiving for the year, you will be left with your net price.

Net Price Calculator Example

Using the Net Price Calculator

As you use the calculator, please remember:

  • The Net Price Calculator is not an application for financial aid.
  • The results of your Net Price calculation will only be as reliable as the data you provide.
  • The Net Price Calculator will only give you a rough estimate of your net price and financial aid eligibility. The financial aid office has the final word on your financial aid award(s).
  • Please remember to submit your FAFSA every year that you intend on attending college (if you end up not attending, there is no harm in having filled out the FAFSA). The new FAFSA applications typically open up eon October 1. For example, the 2025 - 2026 FAFSA will become available on October 1, 2024.

Using the calculator should take no more than 20 minutes. Please have the information below available when you use the Net Price Calculator tool:

  • Age
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Family Size
  • Number of Family Members in College
  • Parent Income for Dependents (or Household Income for Independents)
  • Living Status (on campus, off campus, or with parents)
  • Residency Status (in-state or out-of-state)

Contact Financial Aid

Phone: (530) 938-5209
Fax: (530) 938-5367