Paying for College

It is no secret that a college education can be expensive. The good news is that it does not have to be. While the price of a college education has risen as of late, students all across the country are finding ways to make their dreams a reality. The initial price may seem daunting, but a majority of students often do not pay the full cost of attendance for their school. Here we have provided resources to help answer your questions about paying for a college degree.

Included on this page:

  • Comprehensive video (~45 mins) on financial aid 

  • Web resources for paying for college

  • Scholarship information and applications 

Listen as college admission professionals discuss financial aid at this year's virtual fair. (Video is ~45 minutes in length.) Click the topics below if you wish to hear more on a specific subject:

Resources for Paying for College: 
StudentAid.gov (formerly StudentLoans.gov) is a great starting point for anyone interested in financial support for college. 
FinAid breaks down scholarships, work-study, loans and grants and acts as an up-to-date resource for understanding all that goes into college finances.
Know your way around financial aid and just looking for help planning it all out? Edvisors helps put the financial pieces together along with helpful explanations.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hosts this tool for comprehensive coverage of all things finance. Includes not only resources for college finance but tools and plans for repayment as well.

Wanting to learn more about scholarships? 

Did you know it may be cheaper to attend a college out of state? Watch the video below to learn more.

Listen as college admission professionals describe the Western Undergraduate Exchange program at this year's virtual fair. (Video is ~45 minutes in length.) Click the topics below if you wish to hear more on a specific subject:

CONTACT

 kklug@cwscollegeoutreach.org  |  Tel: 970.309.4352