College Expense Resources

College Financial Aid

8 Financial Tips for College Students to Save and Manage Money Better

http://www.moneycrashers.com/financial-tips-college-students-save-manage-money/

Federal Student Aid – Office of the US Department of Education

http://studentaid.ed.gov

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

Free Application Federal Student Aid – Find what kind of aid you might be eligible to get

http://www.studentaidalliance.org

Student Aid Alliance is a collection of information on many topics of College Financial Aid

http://www.Collegefinancecenter.org

The National College Finance Center (NCFC) creates a personalized college finance plan or repayment plan based on your individual information and situation — providing you with an action plan to take you in the right direction!

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/

Online Colleges provides resources and financial information for those interested in completing college courses online.

http://www.affordableschoolsonline.com/

Resources and advice on how to pay for higher education.

The Accredited Online College website offers resources for finding online accredited colleges and universities, but they also highlight online colleges that offer free laptops to students.

http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/resources/

College Financial Information by State

 

Colorado


Colorado Department of Higher Education
http://highered.colorado.gov/Finance/FinancialAid/
 
 
Illinois


Illinois Student Assistance Commission
http://www.isac.org
 
 
Indiana


Indiana Commission on Higher Education – Division of Student Financial Aid
http://www.in.gov/ssaci/
 
 
Iowa


Iowa College Guide
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/iowa/


Iowa College Student Aid Commission
http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/
 
 
Michigan


State of Michigan (there isn’t just one state agency/organization)
http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid/
 
Missouri


Missouri Department of Higher Education
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/
 
 
Nebraska


Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Post-secondary Education
http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/financialaid.asp
 
 
New Jersey


New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
http://www.hesaa.org
 
 
Oregon


Oregon Student Access Commission
http://oregonstudentaid.gov/
 
 
Texas


Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
http://collegeforalltexans.com/
 
 
Washington


Washington Student Achievement Council
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/PayingForCollege
 
 
West Virginia


West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
http://wvhepcnew.wvnet.edu/students/finaid.html
 
 
Wisconsin


State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
http://heab.state.wi.us/