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That may be a big number, but remember that the average family saves 27% of the cost of college. Scholarships, grants, and other forms of aid help you make up the difference.

Our College Planning CalculatorSM can help you get a better picture of how much you can save and where you can look for other sources of funding.

Calculator assumes that the cost of attendance will increase 5% per year.


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