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College Financing Plan

The College Financing Plan is a standardized financial aid form for all colleges and universities (provided by the U.S. Department of Education) to assist in making aid and cost comparisons for multiple schools simple and easy to read.

The form is available to all undergraduate students and all military students (regardless of degree level) once you have been accepted and have a package with a cost of attendance and aid for a particular academic year. You will find your personal form in your ASIST account (Financial Aid > Award for Aid Year > Award Overview > College Financing Plan).

Included in the Plan:

See an example College Financing Plan.

  • Estimated Cost of Attendance (Tuition and fees, housing and meals, books and supplies, transportation, and other education costs)
  • Student Aid Index (SAI), formerly known as the EFC (determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) submission)
  • Total Grants and Scholarships (Grants and scholarships from Liberty, Federal Pell Grant, grants from your state, and other scholarships you can use)
  • Net Cost (Cost of attendance minus total grants and scholarships)
  • VA Education Benefits (available to eligibility military students)
  • Work options (Federal Work-Study: Federal, state, or institutional programs)
  • Loan Options (Federal Direct Subsidized Loan, Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Federal Perkins Loan*)
  • Other Options (Payment plan options, military or national service benefits, Parent or Graduate PLUS Loans, Non-Federal private education loans)
  • Glossary of terms
  • Institutional Aid Office contact information and customized information from Liberty University


*Please note that Liberty University does not offer Federal Perkins Loans

Net Price Calculator

Discounts and exemptions are not listed as potential aid on the College Financing Plan. Use the Net Price Calculator for a more detailed and accurate calculation that includes additional institutional, state, and outside aid.

Liberty University, as permitted by federal regulation [34 CFR 668.41], electronically disseminates consumer information, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act information. Upon request, the institution will provide a free paper copy. Anyone signing or processing financial aid forms or seeking information or assistance at Liberty University must read, understand, and comply with the requirements disclosed, which are available 24 hours a day at www.Liberty.edu/ConsumerInfo.

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