Welcome to the Net Price Calculator! You've come to the right place. We're happy you are beginning to explore how to plan and pay for your college education. We will help you every step of the way. Using the net price calculator, you can find out your eligibility for financial aid from schools to which you plan to apply and estimate your out-of-pocket expenses. Rather than shy away from applying to colleges that seem to be out of your price range, results from the net price calculator will show you how affordable those institutions may be.
Even if you're not going to college in the near future, the net price calculator will still be helpful. Younger students and their parents can use this tool to learn about college costs and receive early financial aid information. You can create "what if" scenarios based on expected family income and anticipated expenses, and start to plan and save well before applying to college.
Colleges have different resources and financial aid policies, so your "net price" will vary from institution to institution. Also, special circumstances are considered by financial aid offices on a case-by-case basis. If your situation is unusual, you may want to contact the financial aid office at the colleges to which you are admitted.
When you're ready to begin, you can sign in with your College Board user name and password or use the calculator as a guest. The advantage of signing in is that the information you enter will be saved in your account, so you can use it again and again to calculate your net price at other colleges of interest. Good luck!
The calculator is designed to give you an early indication of any Haverford College financial aid you might qualify for, if you were a college freshman attending school full-time during the 2018-2019 academic year.
You will need to answer some basic questions about you and your parents' financial situation. Financial aid eligibility for the 2018-2019 academic year is based on a family's 2016 income. It would be helpful to have the family's 2016 federal tax documents on hand when completing the calculator.
Using the calculator does not replace the need to file an actual financial aid application, nor does it have any impact on the college admission process. You must still complete a CSS Profile, and follow all instructions provided on the Haverford financial aid website. None of the information you enter here is retained by Haverford College. The results are only as reliable as the information you provide.
The calculator only provides an estimate, and although every effort is made to ensure a high level of accuracy, an actual financial aid award may be different. The Haverford Financial Aid Office will make the final determination of your aid based on your actual application. As you use this calculator, please remember:
- For applicants applying for admission in Fall 2018, financial aid decisions will be based on the family's 2016 calendar year income.
- The calculator is for first year, prospective students living on-campus who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, and where the student and the parents are U.S. residents. Also, it is for students who are dependent on their parents, and thus are required to report all parent income on their financial aid applications.
- Single, never married, divorced, or separated parents must complete a separate net price calculation for each household to estimate the combined contribution which will be used.
- The estimate of aid is most reliable when income consists of wages from W-2’s, and not from self-employment, business, or investment income, and when there are no losses on the tax return.
- Other grant aid you receive may reduce any Haverford Grant estimated by this calculator. Please review our policy regarding outside scholarships on the Aid From Outside Sources.
- Starting with the Class of '19 for the 2014-2015 academic year, loans will be added to the packages of those who receive Haverford grant aid. These loan expectations will decrease the amount of Haverford grant dollar for dollar. Please review our Determining Your Financial Aid web page.
- Students whose siblings attend undergraduate college programs with costs less than Haverford may have a higher family contribution than what is reported by this calculator based on the ratio of costs at the other college(s) versus Haverford.
- Special income circumstances are reviewed by the Financial Aid Office on a case-by-case basis, and cannot be part of a net price caculation.
If you feel that any of the circumstances described above apply to you, you may want to contact the Financial Aid Office for further assistance.