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!
How does it work? The Net Price Calculator measures the financial strength of your family and uses other facts you provide to estimate the amount of grants, scholarships and other financial aid that is likely to be available to you. Your "net price" is the difference between the amount of grants, scholarships and other financial aid resources and the cost of attendance at WPI.
As you prepare to use this calculator, please take into consideration the following:
This tool is desgined to assist incoming, first year students preparing for college. It is not an accurate measure of a student's net price at WPI for the following groups of students:
Undergraduate international students
Undergraduate returning students
Undergraduate transfer students
Additionally, this tool is not designed to calculate contributions for students whose biological parents are divorced, separated, or have never been married. In these cases, WPI requires the completion of the Noncustodial PROFILE by the noncustodial parent (parent with whom the student does not live) to determine a custodial and noncustodial parental contribution.
If your biological parents are divorced, separated, or have never been married, please answer the questions about the parent with whom you live (custodial parent), including your step parent's information if your custodial parent has remarried. Please note that WPI can only provide you with the "net price" based on your custodial parent's information. When you apply for financial aid, you will need to provide information on your noncustodial parent which could ultimately increase your overall net price at WPI.