Financial Aid Eligibility Calculator

If you want to begin exploring your financial aid options and get an early start on the financial aid process, FAFSA4caster is for you! By using FAFSA4caster, you and your family will receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid. The FAFSA4caster Web site provides you with an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the financial aid process; become familiar with the various types of federal student aid that are available; and investigate other sources of aid, such as grants and scholarships.

When you're ready to apply officially for federal student aid, you can easily transition from FAFSA4caster to FAFSA on the Web. Much of the information that you enter in the FAFSA4caster will populate your FAFSA on the Web application, making the experience of applying for federal student aid easier.

In addition, a variety of other calculators are available online to help you calculate financial aid eligibility, college costs, student loan repayments, savings growth, and more.

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Other Online Calculators

Other calculators that can help you explore college costs and financing.


Please be advised that in all cases the results provided using FAFSA4caster or any other financial aid calculator are estimates. The results from officially filing the FAFSA appropriate for the year you plan to attend college are the only thing the Financial Aid Office will be able to use in awarding and disbursing Federal Student Aid.

Once you have the results of FAFSA4caster or the other financial aid calculator indicated above, you may also want to click here to have handy the information available for the Full Time Estimated Cost of Attendance figures we use for determining aid eligibility.

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Financial aid is new territory for many students and their parents, and can some times be complex.

Please feel free to contact the School of Mines Financial Aid Office if you have questions or need assistance on financial aid matters.