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<span class="sr-only">Postsecondary Intro</span>
Paying for college doesn’t have to be intimidating. There are several options to help you start saving early and resources to help you manage student loans, secure scholarships and grants and more.
Affording College in Michigan
Detailed guide for Michigan students planning to attend college.
Learn how to avoid the common mistakes students make which cost them real money.
Federal Student Loan Forgiveness, Cancellation, and Discharge
In certain situations, you can have your federal student loan forgiven, canceled, or discharged.
Federal student loans for college or career school are an investment in your future.
You must repay your loan, so be sure you understand your options and responsibilities.
Managing Student Loans
Student loans can take a decade or longer to pay off. This seemingly endless obligation can create financial stress and even influence how you make major life decisions. Effectively managing your student loans can help relieve your stress and financial burden while protecting your credit.
Michigan 529 College Savings Programs
Michigan offers several 529 college savings programs to assist you in saving for future college expenses. A 529 Plan is a tax-advantaged savings/investment plan designed to encourage saving for the future expenses of a designated beneficiary (typically one's child or grandchild).
Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning Video Library
A collection of videos highlighting State of Michigan student financial aid programs.
Paying for College
The cost of getting smarter keeps getting higher, with the rise of tuition and other educational costs far outpacing inflation in recent decades. If you're like many students, figuring out how to pay for your education is as important as choosing your field of study.
Programs at a Glance
A quick overview of the State of Michigan aid programs for the Academic Year.