Financial Aid Resources



Award information and document descriptions

NASFAA Financial Aid Glossary (PDF)

NASFAA Student Aid Program Summary (PDF)

NASFAA Student Aid Tips for Unique Student Populations


FAFSA Resources

For resources and tips on completing the FAFSA, please see our Apply for Financial Aid page.


Calculators and Estimators

CollegeBoard Tools and Calculators

Resources & Links

EducationPlanner - Provides students with the resources they need to plan their higher education.

Financial Aid Toolkit for Counselors

National Student Loan Data System - Check your federal financial aid history.

Private College 529 Plan - Independent 529 Plan is the first prepaid 529 plan sponsored by private ("independent") colleges across the U.S. Prepay all or part of future private college tuition at less than today's prices with all the tax advantages of a 529. And, you can use your savings at more than 250 of the nation's leading private colleges -- including Goucher -- with more joining all the time.

Tax Breaks for Higher Education

U.S. Department of Education