Just in case this is the only page you visit while on the Indiana College Costs Estimator website (although we highly encourage you to explore the entire site!), here are the ten most important things we think you need to remember about the whole college process...
Helping Hoosiers plan, prepare, and pay for college completion and career success.
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Most families will have to pay some portion of the college costs with resources from their own wallets. This can be tough, especially when families have not planned for the college years far enough in advance. In this section, you will find information on tax-advantaged ways to save for college, a calculator that can show you the power of early (and frequent!) savings, and other places you may not think to look for extra cash during the "crunch years."
The financial aid process is often confusing for students and parents. Which forms need to be filed and when? How does the financial aid formula work? How do colleges use a student's information to award financial aid? This section will give a first look into this often complex system and hopefully answer many of your initial questions.
Kicking off statewide, Indiana's Cash For College campaign features practical tips and resources to help Hoosier students of all ages plan for college and career success. Learn More Indiana facilitates the campaign for elementary, middle and high school students and college students.
Get free, on-site professional assistance completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid); Talk to financial aid professionals about financial aid resources and how to apply; Get information regarding state-wide student services, admission requirements, and more!
Learn More Indiana kicks off the state’s annual KnowHow2GO Indiana campaign each summer to help Hoosier students of all ages prepare for college completion and career success. Whether you’re an elementary school student preparing to head back to school in the fall, a college student with questions about internships or summer classes or an adult looking to switch careers, KnowHow2GO is your source for information.