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  • Common Application - college application and supplements accepted by over 400 member institutions.

Financial Aid

  • Get a PIN for both the student and parent to fill out the FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, to submit after January 1. This official site is a free service.
  • FAFSA4Caster calculates your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC).
  • College in Colorado College Opportunity Fund provides a stipend funding for up to 145 credit hours for eligible Colorado students attending a participating Colorado public college or university. Sign up now!
  • CSS Profile is a financial aid profile required by a subset of selective colleges.
  • CollegeBoard features EFC and College Cost Calculators.
  • FinAid - "SmartStudent" Guide to Financial Aid including calculators
  • Mapping Your Future - “Managing Your Money” menu option will provide access to “Calculators.” The Student loan debt/salary wizard tool helps estimate earnings required to pay off student loan debt.
  • Student Aid on the Web offers free information from the US Dept. of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
  • Western University Exchange (WUE) allows students who are residents of certain Western states to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating college programs outside of their home state.