Posted Date: November 16, 2009

Author:   William Leith, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2010-2011 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Formula Guide

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the 2010-2011 EFC Formula Guide on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site. The guide includes Expected Family Contribution (EFC) worksheets and tables for the 2010-2011 processing cycle. These worksheets and tables 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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