College Planning Calculator

Get an idea of how much a college education may cost. By first entering the current cost of a desired private school, then doing the same calculation using the current cost of a state school, you can prepare for the high or low end of the tuition range.

Child's Age Now  years
*Expected Age at Enrollment Enter the age your child will be when he/she enters college.  years
*Cost of 1 Year at Desired College Today Enter the cost of one year at your college of choice.$
Inflation Rate for College Costs  %
Current Savings for College$
*Investment Rate of Return Estimate the average long-term rate of return that you could reasonably expect your investments to achieve.  %

Please note: These calculations assume yearly and monthly savings will discontinue once college begins. Comparison calculations of required savings based on different rates of return will be made on a pre tax basis. The effect of your tax bracket will not be taken into consideration.

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