Apply for Financial Aid:
Visit our Steps for Applying page for instructions and links to the appropriate web pages.
Expected Family Contribution (EFC):
The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is calculated from the information reported on the FAFSA. The FAFSA processor uses an EFC formula that includes income, assets, the number of persons in the household, and the number attending college for the award year in its calculation. The EFC is listed on the Student Aid Report (SAR) which can be viewed and printed from www.fafsa.gov.
Tuition and Fees:
The CU Denver|Anschutz tuition and fees information can be found under the Tuition and Costs page.
Cost of Attendance
The CU Denver|Anschutz cost of attendance information can be found under the Tuition and Costs page.
Visit our Important Dates page for deadlines to remember.1
Grants, Loans and Scholarships
Visit our Grants page for information about the types of grants offered by CU Denver|Anschutz.
Visit our Scholarships page for more information. Your student is encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as possible to reduce the amount of loans that she will need to borrow. We encourage your student to start with the CU Denver Scholarship Resource Office.
Other scholarship search sites are:
Our Student Loans page offers information about the different types of student loans offered by the CU Denver\Anschutz.2
Information about the CU Denver|Anschutz Work-Study Program is available on our Work-Study Program page.
The Student Employment page offers information about working on or off campus, what forms to complete, and the employment process.3
Financial Aid Policies and Tools:
Visit our Receiving Your Financial Aid page for federal, state, and institutional financial aid policies.
Financial Aid Calculators:
- The Net Price Calculator was created to help current and prospective undergraduate students, families, and other consumers estimate the individual net price of an institution of higher education for a student.
- The FAFSA4caster will help your student understand her options for paying for college.
- The Finaid.org Calculators offer dozens of tools for calculating college costs, loan payments, savings, and the expected family contribution (EFC).
Tools and Resources:
Our Money Matter$ page offers ways to ensure your student's financial resources cover all of her needs.
Do you have a financial aid question? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to find the answer.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers some educational tax credits and incentives for families who are saving for or already paying for higher education costs or are repaying student loans. More information is available on the 2012 Tax Year - Federal Tax Benefits for Higher Education page.4