EXPENSES 
Amount
?
Subtotal
ENROLLMENT COSTS
?
Tuition & Fees 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
HOUSING & MEAL OPTIONS:
?
IUPUI Rental Rate 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Meal Plan & Groceries 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
BOOKS & SUPPLIES
?
Books 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Supplies 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
TRAVEL EXPENSES
?
Car Care & Gas 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Car Insurance 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Parking & Other Travel 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
PERSONAL EXPENSES
?
Laundry & Clothing 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Toiletries & Haircare 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Cell Phone Service 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Cable/Satellite/Subscriptions 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Dining Out & Beverages 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Entertainment 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Other Expenses 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
DEBT PAYMENTS
?
Installment/Auto Loans 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Credit Cards/Other Debt 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
TOTAL EXPENSES =
FINANCIAL RESOURCES 
Amount
?
Subtotal
GIFT AID
?
Federal Grants 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
State Scholarships & Grants 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
IUPUI Scholarships & Grants 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Private Scholarships 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Other Assistance 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
FAMILY CONTRIBUTION
?
Family Savings 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Family Contribution 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Extended Family Contribution 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
STUDENT CONTRIBUTION
?
Student Savings 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Student Employment Income 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
?
Housing & Utility Assistance 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
Food Assistance 
?
Monthly
$
×
Months
=
STUDENT BORROWING OPTIONS
?
Federal Student Loans 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Other Student Loan Options 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
PARENT BORROWING OPTIONS
?
Parent PLUS Loan 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
Other Parent Loan Options 
?
Semester 1
$
+
Semester 2
$
=
TOTAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES =
 
CALCULATION
The College Budget Balancer provides a running calculation between estimated personal EXPENSES (on the left) and estimated personal FINANCIAL RESOURCES (on the right). Users can use the interactive tool to help them develop a balanced college budget. Expenses Financial Resources Balance
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