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What does Net Price mean?

Net Price is the amount that a student pays to attend an institution in a single academic year AFTER subtracting scholarships and grants the student receives. Scholarships and grants are forms of financial aid that a student does not have to pay back.

What is a Net Price Calculator?

Net price calculators are available on a college’s or university’s website and allow prospective students to enter information about themselves to find out what students like them paid to attend the institution in the previous year, after taking grants and scholarship aid into account.

How do other students describe net price?

link to video Net Price Calculator - Typography
Net Price Calculator - Typography Video
By Brian Schwabauer
link to video Justin, Remo, Bilyana Net Price Calculator
Justin, Remo, Bilyana Net Price Calculator Video
By Michael Kirby, Remo Kommnick, John Remmes, Bilyana Petrova