Description: Postsecondary institutions that participate in Title IV federal student aid are required to post a net price calculator on their website. It must use institutional data to provide estimated net price information to current and prospective students and their families based on a student's individual circumstances as mandated by the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, as of October 29, 2011.
Agency: U.S. Department of Education
Direct Agency: College Affordability and Transparency Center/Net Price Calculator Center
U.S. Department of Education Net Price Calculator Template:
IPEDS Net Price Calculator Webpage:
Due Date: Colleges update their calculators on an annual basis when new data become available