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Financial Aid Award Estimator

This online estimator was developed to help garaduate and doctoral students plan for future educational costs at James Madison University. The figures provided in this tool are estimations and are subject to change based on changes in school costs, changes to your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), modifications to awarding formulas, and fund availability. This estimation is not intended to serve as a financial aid award notice.

James Madison University's FASFA filing priority date is March 1st, which means the Department of Education must receive your FAFSA by this date for you to be considered an "on time filer". We suggest you submit the FAFSA on-line at http://www.fafsa.gov a few days before March 1st to ensure timely receipt. If you are completing a paper FAFSA, make sure you allow time for your application to reach the Department of Education by the deadline.  

(NOTE: You may use the FASFA 4caster at http://www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov to receive an EFC estimate.)

Do you qualify as a Virginia Resident ?
Where will you be living ?
How many credit hours will you be taking during the 2015-2016 academic award year?
What is your FASFA Expected Family Contribution (EFC) ?
What amount will you receive in scholarships/assistantships for the academic year ?
Award Estimate
This is not a financial aid application or award notice for 2015-2016. It is an estimate based on 2015-2016 costs. The data you provide and the results will not be stored by James Madison University. This estimate may change and is not binding on the Secretary, James Madison University, or the the state of Virginia. In order to receive actual financial aid awards, you must follow the steps outlined at www.jmu.edu/finaid.
Enrollment Classification
Living Status
Credit Hours
FASFA Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
Your Estimated Cost of Attendance (COA)
  Fall    Spring   
Average Loan Fees
Total Cost of Attendance (COA)
Your Initial Need Calculation
Cost of Attendance (COA)
Less Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
Total Need Before Aid
Your Estimated Award Eligibility
Federal Work Study
Direct Unsubsidized Loan
Additional Unsubsidized Loan
Grad PLUS Loan
Total Aid Package
Your Net Price Estimate
Cost of Attendance (COA)
Less Scholarships/Assistantships
Net Price
Your Unmet Need Estimate
Cost of Attendance (COA)
Less Total Aid Package
Unmet Need
Your Direct Cost Estimate
University Charges
Less Grants and Scholarships
Remaining Charges