College Planning and Cost of Waiting Calculator

While the sticker price for college may seem overwhelming, starting a college savings plan and contributing regularly can help make college more affordable. This calculator helps you estimate the cost of college and how much more you need to save on a regular basis to meet those costs. It also estimates "the cost of waiting" by calculating how much extra you will need to save if you wait.
Annual college cost in today's dollars:        
Years until college:      
Number of years in college:      
College cost inflation rate
Existing 529 Balance or Today's Initial Contribution:      
Average annual investment return      %