Student Financial Services

Resources And Forms

Estimate the cost of a RISD education

  1. To assist you with early financial planning for college, this calculator will help students and families estimate the total cost of attending RISD. It provides a preliminary assessment of a student's financial aid eligibility. These calculations are for information purposes only and should not be considered an actual award or expected award. Funds are based on availability.

Understanding financial aid

  1. The Federal Student Aid office offers information, resources and assistance for students and families preparing to finance a college education.

  2. FinAid is a nonprofit organization providing a variety of resources for locating and applying for financial aid opportunities.

Financial planning and literacy

  1. The IRS website provides information about credits, deductions and other questions about taxes and financing a college education.

  2. Helpful information and links from the DoE Federal Student Aid office website.

  3. MyMoney.gov is a comprehensive financial education resource administered by the Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission.

Calculate your loan payments

  1. The FSA repayment estimator estimates loan payments for both current and prospective federal borrowers.

Repayment assistance information

  1. The nonprofit organization IRBinfo provides useful resources and information Info about repayment assistance options.

Other helpful links

  1. From FinAid.

  2. Annual Credit Report provides individuals with one free report per year from each of the three major credit reporting agencies.

  3. The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) database maintains federal student aid records and tracks loans from application to completion of repayment.

Student Financial Services forms