Estimate the cost of a RISD education
RISD Net Price Calculator
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
US Department of Education Federal Student Aid office
The Federal Student Aid office offers information, resources and assistance for students and families preparing to finance a college education.
FinAid is a nonprofit organization providing a variety of resources for locating and applying for financial aid opportunities.
Financial planning and literacy
Information about higher ed and tax benefits from irs.gov
The IRS website provides information about credits, deductions and other questions about taxes and financing a college education.
US Department of Education information and resources
Helpful information and links from the DoE Federal Student Aid office website.
Financial literacy and education from MyMoney.gov
MyMoney.gov is a comprehensive financial education resource administered by the Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission.
Calculate your loan payments
Repayment assistance information
Other helpful links
Information for choosing private student loans
Annual free credit report
Annual Credit Report provides individuals with one free report per year from each of the three major credit reporting agencies.
Loan tracking from the Department of Education
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
Download the following forms and worksheets as needed and feel free to contact us with any questions.