Net Price Calculators & Personal Affordability Planners

Student Aid Services is the most experienced provider of financial aid estimation technology to postsecondary institutions in the nation.  Hundreds of campuses use our estimation and Personal Affordability Planners (PAP) with their prospective and admitted students. Our affordability tools can be integrated into websites, displayed by kiosks, or used in-person by enrollment professionals.  Each offering provides the ability to deliver individualized, estimated aid awards either electronically or in print. Our NPCs and PAPs are custom, turnkey solutions with easy implementation and full-service maintenance.

Measureable Results

Our affordability tools:

  • Are fully hosted by Student Aid Services;
  • Provide accurate estimates of all federal, state, institutional and military aid; and
  • Are customized to each institution’s messaging and branding protocols.


Because our tools are custom-built to each institution’s specifications, they can be used in various ways by students and their families or by financial aid and enrollment professionals. We offer many features and enhancements to create a truly customized affordability tool to meet your needs. Our standard NPC incorporates rich graphics, value-add propositions, and post-graduation employment and loan-repayment scenarios.  

Other specialty features include:

  • Military aid, including Post-9/11 GI Bill and/or Yellow Ribbon benefits;
  • One-click Spanish translation;
  • Custom email and print communications, personalized for each prospective student;
  • Neighboring state “portable” aid programs;
  • Private loan options;
  • Specific awarding models from enrollment management firms; and
  • Institutional payment plans.


We build the tools colleges need to meet their enrollment goals and support their students. Contact us for more information.

Measureable Results