You've probably spent tons of time reading about college tuition, financial aid, scholarships, and loans - but that shouldn't be the end of your college financial research. When you get to campus, you may want extra help navigating the next four years and all of the financial decisions along the way.
Find out how the school you attend can help you with the dollars and cents through its programs and resources. Here's what Auburn University offers.
Auburn University’s Office of Financial Aid offers grants, scholarships, and federal student and parent loans to help pay for an Auburn University education. AU offers a variety of tools to help incoming freshman, transfers, and other students in navigating how to plan and pay for their education. Students can access financial aid related Frequently Asked Questions here.
Auburn University offers a transfer student net calculator as well as a net calculator for freshman. The Office of Financial Aid page on AU’s website provides several additional financial aid resources including links to outside scholarships sites and the Educational Cooperative Program at Auburn University. The Educational Cooperative Program is a program that allows students to alternate hands-on employment opportunities within their fields of study and coursework
Auburn University has its own Veterans Resource Center with additional resources to help veterans understand the options available and have access to an affordable education.
AU offers a specific Student Financial Services center that provides online resources to make understanding and paying for school accessible and user-friendly. Additionally, they provide an open-door policy during their regular business hours making staff accessible at any time to students for walk-ins or by phone or email.
AU’s website provides additional resources and links to government sites, university scholarships, and the Cash Course website that provides AU students with a budget wizard, online courses, a personal dashboard, and answers to real-life money questions and resources.
In 2018, Auburn University Harbart College of Business partnered with the Student Government Association to provide a 3-credit personal finance course (FINC 2400) to all of its students. Students can take this course regardless of which major they have or college they are a part of. The course provides education on financial literacy, household budgeting, insurance, housing, loans, debt and credit, investing topics and much more.
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