Updated in February 2015 for the 2014-15 program year.
In this informative self-study guide, you will learn the principles and purposes of the student budget construction process, gain an understanding of how to build student budgets (including sources for setting the value of cost components), learn about the various allowable budget components and restrictions for certain categories of students, and become familiar with budget recalculations and the impact of non-Title IV aid on the cost of attendance. Completion of this guide qualifies an individual to take the credential test on cost of attendance.
Available as a PDF only.
Lesson 1: Student Budget Construction
Lesson 2: Cost of Attendance Components and Restrictions
Lesson 3: Recalculations and Non-Title IV Aid