The Official

College Budget Planner

for

Students

Hey students! This site is going help you figure out if you have enough money to get through your school year. It is very easy to use! Just follow the instructions!

Section 1 - Current Cash

We are going to calculate how much money you have now, and how much one-time money you may be receiving before the school year begins.

  • Current Savings:
  • Scholarships:
  • Bursaries:
  • Gifts:
  • Education Savings Plans:
  • Grants:
  • Others:
  • Total Money Now:
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Section 2 - Per Semester Income

In this section, we are going to add up how much money you may be receiving on a per semester basis. Remember, if a scholarship or loan is given to you on a per year basis, put that in Section 1. This section is for money you get on a per semester basis.

  • Student Loan:
  • Scholarships:
  • Bursaries:
  • Others:
  • Total Income Per Semester:
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Section 3 - Monthly Income

Here, we will look at different sources and see how much money you will have flowing into your wallet every month.

  • Part-Time Job:
  • Second Part-Time Job:
  • Allowance:
  • T.A. Payments:
  • Others:
  • Total Monthly Income:
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Section 4 - Per Semester Expenses

Ok. Now we are going to calculate how much money you will need to spend on a per semester basis. You will likely have to pay for all of these things at the beginning of your semester.

  • Dormitory:
  • Tuition:
  • Textbooks/Labs:
  • Others:
  • Total Expense Per Semester:
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Section 5 - Monthly Expenses

One more section til we get to the good stuff! We will be adding up all your monthly expenses in this section. Be honest and thorough!

  • Food:
  • Car:
  • Rent:
  • Utilities & Phone:
  • Healthcare:
  • Laundry:
  • Hygiene:
  • Entertainment:
  • Others:
  • Total Expense Per Month:
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Section 6 - Results

Let's look at how you are doing! We are going to add up all the money that you have now and will receive throughout your school year, against all the expenses you will have to pay out.

  • Total Money Now:
  • Total Income per Semester:
  • Total Expense Per Semester:
  • Money Left to Begin Semester 1:
  • Total Income Per Month:
  • Total Expense Per Month:
  • Total Saving Per Month:
  • Total Money Left at End of Semester 1:
  • Total Money Left at End of Semester 2:
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