The first step to getting financial aid

To find out if you’re eligible for federal, state, and other money for college, fill out the FAFSA first.

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Want In-State Tuition?

Visit the Residency Determination Service to verify your North Carolina residency. You must do this to qualify for in-state tuition and NC grants.

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Make your college dreams a reality

You’ve set your sights on college, now how are you going to pay for it? With CFNC you’ll find multiple ways to handle the costs and get the great education you deserve. Since 2001, CFNC has helped more North Carolina students and families plan for college than any other resource center.

We can help you compare college costs, get familiar with the different types of financial aid, and understand the different strategies you can use to pay for your education.

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Financial Aid: One Tool to Make Higher Education Possible

Financial aid is one of the tools that makes higher education possible for many students. It may mean being able to continue your education when you otherwise would not be able or being able to attend the school of your choice despite higher tuition costs.

Financial aid includes:

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Courses, Costs, and Calculations

How to develop a college budget and still have some fun!

Heading to college is one of the most exciting times of your life. You’re about to start the shift from dependence on home and high school resources to greater independence in all areas of your life. If you’re like many young adults, this is the first time that you’ll be experiencing life without the constant oversight of your parents.

Of course,

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