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College Cost Meter™

An Attigo student success solution.
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Student Loan Debt Letters Made Easy

College Cost Meter, a cost-effective tool for clearly presenting student loan debt information to your students, can help you meet state requirements for sending student debt letters and empower your students to achieve better outcomes.

Contact your Great Lakes representative to get started.

How It Helps You

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  • Meets Regulatory Requirements. A solution to meet your state's student debt letter requirements while also helping students monitor their indebtedness and confidently assess their situation and prepare for repayment.
  • Affordable, Simple Pricing. A $2,500 annual subscription fee covers the use of the tool and sending of emails.
  • Important Information Where It's Wanted. Calculates and clearly presents sought after student loan data including loan amount, estimated payment, interest rate, capitalization, percent of borrowing, and more, delivered in an easy-to-read format, even on a mobile device.
  • No Installation Necessary. Simply work with your Great Lakes representative to customize your school's branding options and upload your School College Cost Meter File.
  • Peace of Mind. Not only is your data protected in accordance to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) but personally identifiable information (PII) is protected using administrative, technical, and physical safeguards.
  • Tracks Outreach for Audit Purposes. Reports track the students who were sent an email or letter, and can be used for audit purposes.

What it does

Caters to Versatile Needs

Gives Students the Information They Want

Affirms Transparency and Empowers Students

Works with NSLDS Data

Tracks Usage

How it Helps Students

Your students can monitor the amount of federal loans they've borrowed—and other key information—so they can confidently assess their situation and complete their college dream. This includes taking a strategic look at degree choice, class registration, maximizing credits per tuition paid, reduced borrowing, and engaging school support staff for insight and guidance.

It's Easy to Get Started

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Review, sign, and return the agreement.

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Work with your representative to configure the product and create your school file.

States Requiring Debt Letters


Effective 2018–2019 Award Year


Effective 2017–18 Academic Year


Effective July 1, 2015


Effective July 1, 2019


Effective 2017–18 Academic Year


Effective 2018–19 Academic Year


Effective 2018–19 Academic Year


Effective July 1, 2018


Effective July 1, 2018


Effective 2017–18 Academic Year

Success Story

Colleges Help Shape Student Debt Letter Tool for Best-In-Class Solution

To best meet your needs, we sought help from a group of colleges to steer College Cost Meter's development and make it the best it can be.

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