College Abacus

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TaglineA free service, College Abacus enables users to compare their projected financial aid packages across schools and to identify schools within their budgets.
Homepagecollegeabacus.com
CitySt Petersburg
StateFlorida
Mapping LocationSt Petersburg, Florida, United States
Zip Code33701
CEOAbigail Seldin
Year Founded2012
Full Time Employees1
Comapny TypePrivate
Market CategoriesEducation
Revenue SourcePhilanthropy
Revenue SourceSoftware Licensing
DescriptionCollege Abacus is a free service that allows users to compare their projected financial aid packages across schools and to identify schools within their budgets. Using net price calculators (NPCs) built by US colleges as mandated by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, College Abacus has built a system that generates estimates for more than 3800 post-secondary institutions in the United States.
Financial InformationOur initial funds were provided through a combination of private investment and grant funds from the College Knowledge Challenge, an initiative funded by the Gates Foundation. Our first paid products will launch in April 2014.