Posted Date: August 20, 2018

Author:  Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2019-2020 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Formula Guide

We are pleased to announce the posting of the 2019-2020 EFC Formula Guide on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) website. The guide includes EFC worksheets and tables for the 2019–20 processing cycle. The worksheets and tables in this guide can be used to calculate an estimated EFC for students. The methodology for determining the EFC is found in Part F of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).

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