This tool helps estimate your eligibility to receive a Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant, and/or federal education tax benefits at a Minnesota institution. Financial aid estimations are based on your family's income and Minnesota institution you select, among other factors.
To estimate your student financial aid benefits, this program uses income, taxes paid, assets and other information you and/or your parents use to complete income tax returns. The calculation determining your "Estimated Family Contribution" for financial aid eligibility was developed by the federal government and is uniformly applied by all colleges.
The results provided here should only be used as an estimate and are no substitute for determining the financial aid you will receive by any institution after completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Note that your financial aid my vary, based on the institution you select since tuition and fees charged are also used in financial aid calculations.