Financial Aid Office

Other Financial Aid Options

Additional resources are available to assist you in financing a college education. Parents and families are constantly looking for the best ways to plan ahead and one of the most successful ways to plan is through college savings plans. The most popular type of college savings plan is the 529 Plan, an education savings plan that is usually operated by a state or educational institution.

Savings Plans

www.collegeadvantage.com
Dedicated to information about Ohio’s 529 Plan and tax advantages.

www.studentaid.org
Features information on savings plans, tax benefit information and the Award Package Comparison Worksheet. Operated by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).

www.savingforcollege.com
Designed to help families learn about different types of college savings plans, including the 529 Plan, IRAs and Mutual Funds and also includes information for grandparents.

Additional Online Resources

www.collegeboard.com
Features a parent section that has a wide variety of resources such as financial aid calculators, scholarship searches and loan information.

www.finaid.org
Has information regarding basic financial aid, as well as military aid and various customized financial aid calculators. Also features an "Ask the Aid Advisor" section where you can e-mail a financial aid advisor and get answers to specific questions.