20 Tools to Calculate Student Loan Costs

Student debt can accumulate quickly while you are in college and spiral out of control after graduation. You can keep a handle on your debt by periodically calculating your student loan costs. Here are 20 free online calculators to help you get the job done. Schools offering Accounting & Finance degrees can also be found in these popular choices.


Tuition Calculators

  • College Cost Finder - This calculator from CNNMoney.com displays costs for any four-year college or university in the United States.
  • College Tuition Planner - Salary.com's College Tuition Planner helps students (and parents) determine how much money should be saved for college based on the name and location of the college.
  • College Cost Calculator - This calculator from the CollegeBoard helps students estimate annual college costs in today's dollars or tomorrow's dollars.
  • Tuition Savings Calculator - This calculator from MSN Money calculates the cost of college as well as the interest that can be earned on college savings.
  • Budget Calculator - The official Federal Student Aid site provides this calculator to help students determine college expenses and affordability.

Student Loan Debt and Repayment Calculators

Miscellaneous Calculators

  • Salary Wizard - The free Salary Wizard from Salary.com helps you estimate your future salary range based on job title and location.
  • Credit Card Calculator - Bankrate's Credit Card Calculator helps you estimate how long it will take you to pay off a credit card based on the balance, interest rate, and monthly payment amount.
  • Savings Calculator - This Math.com calculator demonstrates how money can accumulate in a savings account when it is left there for a fixed amount of time.
  • Out-of-School Budget Calculator - Designed for graduate students, this free budget calculator can be used to estimate and better understand the implications of student debt based on income and personal expenses.
  • Investing Calculator - Dave Ramsey's Investing Calculator helps users estimate how rich they will be in the future based on how much they add to savings each month.

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