Net Price Calculator
Federal law require all colleges to display a net price calculators on their Web sites by October 2011.
As defined in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315) (HEOA), the net price calculator’s purpose is “ ... to help current and prospective students, families, and other consumers estimate the individual net price of an institution of higher education for a student. The [net price] calculator shall be developed in a manner that enables current and prospective students, families, and consumers to determine an estimate of a current or prospective student’s individual net price at a particular institution.".