Determine your Expected Family Contribution today!

Calculating your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) should be everyone's starting point when planning for college. Get yours today so you know how much the government expects you to pay for college... and whether you can do anything to reduce it!

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Speed

It only takes about 15 minutes to get your Expected Family Contribution for both public and private schools.

Accuracy

This proprietary calculator is updated every year, using the Department of Education's most recent formulas.

Reduction Analysis

You'll know before you file the FAFSA whether you can reduce your EFC, qualifying for more financial aid.

Planning

Once you know your EFC, you can begin planning how you're going to pay for college... and which you can afford.

College Funding Planners offers the tools you need to pay for college

College Funding Planners has helped hundreds of families just like yours learn the best ways to pay for college, creating individualized plans that address their college funding and retirement goals.

Our free EFC calculator, built by the Association of Certified College Funding Specialists, includes an exclusive EFC-reduction analysis so you know whether you can qualify for more grants and scholarships before you file the FAFSA and CSS Profile applications.

Determine your Expected Family Contribution today!

Calculating your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is everyone's starting point when planning for college. Get yours today so you know how much the government expects you to pay for college... and whether you can do anything to reduce it!

Get my EFC!