Service Member Information
The GI Bill Benefits Comparison Tool is a consumer tool that allows a veteran or an eligible family member to compare estimated benefits by school and is located at: http://department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool/.
The College Navigator is a consumer tool that provides school information to include tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool and is located at: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/.
The College Scorecard is a planning tool and resource to assist prospective students and their families as they evaluate options in selecting a school and is located at: http://collegecost.ed.gov/scorecard/.
The Paying for College webpage which can be used by prospective students to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one and to enter actual financial aid award information and is located at: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/.
The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) webpage is dedicated to college planning resources for Veterans and military servicemen and women. It includes information on the Post-9/11 GI Bill, links to regional and national resources to aid the educational pursuits of military and Veteran students, and a financial aid guide filled with scholarships, FAFSA guidance, and military-related education benefits. This information is located at: http://www.mefa.org/college-resources-veterans-active-military/.
Points of Contact:
Deborah Champagne, Assistant Director of Student Accounts
deborah [dot] champagne [at] nichols [dot] edu or 508-213-2320
Betin Robichaud, Registrar
betin [dot] robichaud [at] nichols [dot] edu or 508-213-2292