Financial Aid Comparison Worksheet
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Financial Aid Worksheet

Compare award letters, pick the right college for you.

Use this worksheet to compare financial aid award letters (up to 3) that you’ve received from colleges and universities to which you’ve been admitted. Award letters detail how much a college can offer in terms of financial assistance.

The Worksheet can only be saved once a user has logged in using credentials in their user profile. If you would like to save the results of your worksheet for future use, please login or create a profile first if you have not already done so.

You'll need to know your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). If you don't know, use the FAFSA4caster to find out.

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Cost of Attendance

Estimate of expenses to attend this college/university

Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Financial Need

How much that needs to be covered.
Financial need = the Cost of Attendance - the Expected Family Contribution

Gift Aid

Free money you've received.

Federal Aid

ISAC Grants & Scholarships

Federal Work Study

Loan Aid

Financial aid that will need to be repaid.

Student Loans

Total Student Loan Aid