Planning for Tuition Costs

Whether you’re a parent wondering how to fund your school-age child’s education or a current graduate student trying to minimize your loan debt, careful financial aid planning is critical. We have tools and resources available to help.

Dollars and Sense at NC  State

Dollars and Sense at NC State is a financial wellness program committed to creating financially healthy NC State students.  We endeavor to address the financial concerns unique to college life as well as equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain lifelong financial wellness.

Net Price Calculator

Estimate your financial aid award and out-of-pocket costs.


SALT Financial Literacy

Sign up for SALT – a free, nonprofit educational program committed to helping students earn a college degree in a financially responsible way – to find scholarships, student loan borrowing options, personalize a student loan repayment plan, and budgeting tips.