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The Real Cost of Applying to College

By Mary Lowengard - 2011-10-04T21:32:01Z

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Sending Applications

Sign, seal, and deliver those applications.

$480: College Application Fees. Average cost is $60 per application, for eight applications

$137: Apply for Financial Aid and pay fees (really!) using the College Scholarship Service Profile (CSS PROFILE) online

$300: Get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with financial college planner ($150 per hour for two hours)

Tally: $31,200