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Savings Plan and Future Cost Estimation

Estimated Annual Cost in 2037$166,572
Monthly savings required$1,319

How much will it cost to send your child to American University in 18 years and how much do you need to save?  A 4 year degree is estimated to be priced at $666,288.34 for students enrolling in 2037 if tuition increases average 5% per year until then.   Assuming you have no current college savings, monthly deposits of $1,318.56 into a 529 or other college savings plan earning and after tax or tax exempt return of 7% will be necessary to achieve this balance.

Assumptions

Current Annual Cost$64,234.00
Years until enrollment18
Annual Tuition Increase5%
Current Savings$0.00
After Tax Return on Savings7%
Years of enrollment4

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College Savings Schedule

Month Begin Deposit Withdraw Interest End
1 $0.00 $1,318.56 $0.00 $0.00 $1,318.56
2 $1,318.56 $1,318.56 $0.00 $7.46 $2,644.58
3 $2,644.58 $1,318.56 $0.00 $14.95 $3,978.09
4 $3,978.09 $1,318.56 $0.00 $22.49 $5,319.14
5 $5,319.14 $1,318.56 $0.00 $30.08 $6,667.78
6 $6,667.78 $1,318.56 $0.00 $37.70 $8,024.04
7 $8,024.04 $1,318.56 $0.00 $45.37 $9,387.97
8 $9,387.97 $1,318.56 $0.00 $53.08 $10,759.61
9 $10,759.61 $1,318.56 $0.00 $60.84 $12,139.01
10 $12,139.01 $1,318.56 $0.00 $68.64 $13,526.21
11 $13,526.21 $1,318.56 $0.00 $76.48 $14,921.25
12 $14,921.25 $1,318.56 $0.00 $84.37 $16,324.18
13 $16,324.18 $1,318.56 $0.00 $92.30 $17,735.04
14 $17,735.04 $1,318.56 $0.00 $100.28 $19,153.88
15 $19,153.88 $1,318.56 $0.00 $108.30 $20,580.74
16 $20,580.74 $1,318.56 $0.00 $116.37 $22,015.67
17 $22,015.67 $1,318.56 $0.00 $124.48 $23,458.71
18 $23,458.71 $1,318.56 $0.00 $132.64 $24,909.91
19 $24,909.91 $1,318.56 $0.00 $140.84 $26,369.31
20 $26,369.31 $1,318.56 $0.00 $149.10 $27,836.97
21 $27,836.97 $1,318.56 $0.00 $157.39 $29,312.92
22 $29,312.92 $1,318.56 $0.00 $165.74 $30,797.22
23 $30,797.22 $1,318.56 $0.00 $174.13 $32,289.91
24 $32,289.91 $1,318.56 $0.00 $182.57 $33,791.04
25 $33,791.04 $1,318.56 $0.00 $191.06 $35,300.66
26 $35,300.66 $1,318.56 $0.00 $199.60 $36,818.82
27 $36,818.82 $1,318.56 $0.00 $208.18 $38,345.56
28 $38,345.56 $1,318.56 $0.00 $216.81 $39,880.93
29 $39,880.93 $1,318.56 $0.00 $225.49 $41,424.98
30 $41,424.98 $1,318.56 $0.00 $234.22 $42,977.76
31 $42,977.76 $1,318.56 $0.00 $243.00 $44,539.32
32 $44,539.32 $1,318.56 $0.00 $251.83 $46,109.71
33 $46,109.71 $1,318.56 $0.00 $260.71 $47,688.98
34 $47,688.98 $1,318.56 $0.00 $269.64 $49,277.18
35 $49,277.18 $1,318.56 $0.00 $278.62 $50,874.36
36 $50,874.36 $1,318.56 $0.00 $287.65 $52,480.57
37 $52,480.57 $1,318.56 $0.00 $296.73 $54,095.86
38 $54,095.86 $1,318.56 $0.00 $305.87 $55,720.29
39 $55,720.29 $1,318.56 $0.00 $315.05 $57,353.90
40 $57,353.90 $1,318.56 $0.00 $324.29 $58,996.75
41 $58,996.75 $1,318.56 $0.00 $333.58 $60,648.89
42 $60,648.89 $1,318.56 $0.00 $342.92 $62,310.37
43 $62,310.37 $1,318.56 $0.00 $352.31 $63,981.24
44 $63,981.24 $1,318.56 $0.00 $361.76 $65,661.56
45 $65,661.56 $1,318.56 $0.00 $371.26 $67,351.38
46 $67,351.38 $1,318.56 $0.00 $380.81 $69,050.75
47 $69,050.75 $1,318.56 $0.00 $390.42 $70,759.73
48 $70,759.73 $1,318.56 $0.00 $400.09 $72,478.38
49 $72,478.38 $1,318.56 $0.00 $409.80 $74,206.74
50 $74,206.74 $1,318.56 $0.00 $419.58 $75,944.88
51 $75,944.88 $1,318.56 $0.00 $429.40 $77,692.84
52 $77,692.84 $1,318.56 $0.00 $439.29 $79,450.69
53 $79,450.69 $1,318.56 $0.00 $449.23 $81,218.48
54 $81,218.48 $1,318.56 $0.00 $459.22 $82,996.26
55 $82,996.26 $1,318.56 $0.00 $469.27 $84,784.09
56 $84,784.09 $1,318.56 $0.00 $479.38 $86,582.03
57 $86,582.03 $1,318.56 $0.00 $489.55 $88,390.14
58 $88,390.14 $1,318.56 $0.00 $499.77 $90,208.47
59 $90,208.47 $1,318.56 $0.00 $510.05 $92,037.08
60 $92,037.08 $1,318.56 $0.00 $520.39 $93,876.03
61 $93,876.03 $1,318.56 $0.00 $530.79 $95,725.38
62 $95,725.38 $1,318.56 $0.00 $541.25 $97,585.19
63 $97,585.19 $1,318.56 $0.00 $551.76 $99,455.51
64 $99,455.51 $1,318.56 $0.00 $562.34 $101,336.41
65 $101,336.41 $1,318.56 $0.00 $572.97 $103,227.94
66 $103,227.94 $1,318.56 $0.00 $583.67 $105,130.17
67 $105,130.17 $1,318.56 $0.00 $594.42 $107,043.15
68 $107,043.15 $1,318.56 $0.00 $605.24 $108,966.95
69 $108,966.95 $1,318.56 $0.00 $616.11 $110,901.62
70 $110,901.62 $1,318.56 $0.00 $627.05 $112,847.23
71 $112,847.23 $1,318.56 $0.00 $638.05 $114,803.84
72 $114,803.84 $1,318.56 $0.00 $649.12 $116,771.52
73 $116,771.52 $1,318.56 $0.00 $660.24 $118,750.32
74 $118,750.32 $1,318.56 $0.00 $671.43 $120,740.31
75 $120,740.31 $1,318.56 $0.00 $682.68 $122,741.55
76 $122,741.55 $1,318.56 $0.00 $694.00 $124,754.11
77 $124,754.11 $1,318.56 $0.00 $705.38 $126,778.05
78 $126,778.05 $1,318.56 $0.00 $716.82 $128,813.43
79 $128,813.43 $1,318.56 $0.00 $728.33 $130,860.32
80 $130,860.32 $1,318.56 $0.00 $739.90 $132,918.78
81 $132,918.78 $1,318.56 $0.00 $751.54 $134,988.88
82 $134,988.88 $1,318.56 $0.00 $763.25 $137,070.69
83 $137,070.69 $1,318.56 $0.00 $775.02 $139,164.27
84 $139,164.27 $1,318.56 $0.00 $786.86 $141,269.69
85 $141,269.69 $1,318.56 $0.00 $798.76 $143,387.01
86 $143,387.01 $1,318.56 $0.00 $810.73 $145,516.30
87 $145,516.30 $1,318.56 $0.00 $822.77 $147,657.63
88 $147,657.63 $1,318.56 $0.00 $834.88 $149,811.07
89 $149,811.07 $1,318.56 $0.00 $847.05 $151,976.68
90 $151,976.68 $1,318.56 $0.00 $859.30 $154,154.54
91 $154,154.54 $1,318.56 $0.00 $871.61 $156,344.71
92 $156,344.71 $1,318.56 $0.00 $884.00 $158,547.27
93 $158,547.27 $1,318.56 $0.00 $896.45 $160,762.28
94 $160,762.28 $1,318.56 $0.00 $908.97 $162,989.81
95 $162,989.81 $1,318.56 $0.00 $921.57 $165,229.94
96 $165,229.94 $1,318.56 $0.00 $934.23 $167,482.73
97 $167,482.73 $1,318.56 $0.00 $946.97 $169,748.26
98 $169,748.26 $1,318.56 $0.00 $959.78 $172,026.60
99 $172,026.60 $1,318.56 $0.00 $972.66 $174,317.82
100 $174,317.82 $1,318.56 $0.00 $985.62 $176,622.00
101 $176,622.00 $1,318.56 $0.00 $998.65 $178,939.21
102 $178,939.21 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,011.75 $181,269.52
103 $181,269.52 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,024.92 $183,613.00
104 $183,613.00 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,038.17 $185,969.73
105 $185,969.73 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,051.50 $188,339.79
106 $188,339.79 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,064.90 $190,723.25
107 $190,723.25 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,078.38 $193,120.19
108 $193,120.19 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,091.93 $195,530.68
109 $195,530.68 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,105.56 $197,954.80
110 $197,954.80 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,119.27 $200,392.63
111 $200,392.63 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,133.05 $202,844.24
112 $202,844.24 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,146.91 $205,309.71
113 $205,309.71 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,160.85 $207,789.12
114 $207,789.12 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,174.87 $210,282.55
115 $210,282.55 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,188.97 $212,790.08
116 $212,790.08 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,203.15 $215,311.79
117 $215,311.79 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,217.40 $217,847.75
118 $217,847.75 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,231.74 $220,398.05
119 $220,398.05 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,246.16 $222,962.77
120 $222,962.77 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,260.66 $225,541.99
121 $225,541.99 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,275.25 $228,135.80
122 $228,135.80 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,289.91 $230,744.27
123 $230,744.27 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,304.66 $233,367.49
124 $233,367.49 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,319.49 $236,005.54
125 $236,005.54 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,334.41 $238,658.51
126 $238,658.51 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,349.41 $241,326.48
127 $241,326.48 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,364.50 $244,009.54
128 $244,009.54 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,379.67 $246,707.77
129 $246,707.77 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,394.92 $249,421.25
130 $249,421.25 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,410.26 $252,150.07
131 $252,150.07 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,425.69 $254,894.32
132 $254,894.32 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,441.21 $257,654.09
133 $257,654.09 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,456.81 $260,429.46
134 $260,429.46 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,472.51 $263,220.53
135 $263,220.53 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,488.29 $266,027.38
136 $266,027.38 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,504.16 $268,850.10
137 $268,850.10 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,520.12 $271,688.78
138 $271,688.78 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,536.17 $274,543.51
139 $274,543.51 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,552.31 $277,414.38
140 $277,414.38 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,568.54 $280,301.48
141 $280,301.48 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,584.87 $283,204.91
142 $283,204.91 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,601.28 $286,124.75
143 $286,124.75 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,617.79 $289,061.10
144 $289,061.10 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,634.39 $292,014.05
145 $292,014.05 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,651.09 $294,983.70
146 $294,983.70 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,667.88 $297,970.14
147 $297,970.14 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,684.77 $300,973.47
148 $300,973.47 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,701.75 $303,993.78
149 $303,993.78 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,718.83 $307,031.17
150 $307,031.17 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,736.00 $310,085.73
151 $310,085.73 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,753.27 $313,157.56
152 $313,157.56 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,770.64 $316,246.76
153 $316,246.76 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,788.11 $319,353.43
154 $319,353.43 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,805.67 $322,477.66
155 $322,477.66 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,823.34 $325,619.56
156 $325,619.56 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,841.10 $328,779.22
157 $328,779.22 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,858.97 $331,956.75
158 $331,956.75 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,876.93 $335,152.24
159 $335,152.24 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,895.00 $338,365.80
160 $338,365.80 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,913.17 $341,597.53
161 $341,597.53 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,931.44 $344,847.53
162 $344,847.53 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,949.82 $348,115.91
163 $348,115.91 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,968.30 $351,402.77
164 $351,402.77 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,986.88 $354,708.21
165 $354,708.21 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,005.57 $358,032.34
166 $358,032.34 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,024.37 $361,375.27
167 $361,375.27 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,043.27 $364,737.10
168 $364,737.10 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,062.28 $368,117.94
169 $368,117.94 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,081.39 $371,517.89
170 $371,517.89 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,100.62 $374,937.07
171 $374,937.07 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,119.95 $378,375.58
172 $378,375.58 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,139.39 $381,833.53
173 $381,833.53 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,158.94 $385,311.03
174 $385,311.03 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,178.60 $388,808.19
175 $388,808.19 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,198.38 $392,325.13
176 $392,325.13 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,218.26 $395,861.95
177 $395,861.95 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,238.26 $399,418.77
178 $399,418.77 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,258.37 $402,995.70
179 $402,995.70 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,278.60 $406,592.86
180 $406,592.86 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,298.94 $410,210.36
181 $410,210.36 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,319.39 $413,848.31
182 $413,848.31 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,339.96 $417,506.83
183 $417,506.83 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,360.64 $421,186.03
184 $421,186.03 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,381.45 $424,886.04
185 $424,886.04 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,402.37 $428,606.97
186 $428,606.97 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,423.41 $432,348.94
187 $432,348.94 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,444.56 $436,112.06
188 $436,112.06 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,465.84 $439,896.46
189 $439,896.46 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,487.24 $443,702.26
190 $443,702.26 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,508.76 $447,529.58
191 $447,529.58 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,530.40 $451,378.54
192 $451,378.54 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,552.16 $455,249.26
193 $455,249.26 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,574.05 $459,141.87
194 $459,141.87 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,596.05 $463,056.48
195 $463,056.48 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,618.19 $466,993.23
196 $466,993.23 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,640.45 $470,952.24
197 $470,952.24 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,662.83 $474,933.63
198 $474,933.63 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,685.34 $478,937.53
199 $478,937.53 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,707.98 $482,964.07
200 $482,964.07 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,730.75 $487,013.38
201 $487,013.38 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,753.64 $491,085.58
202 $491,085.58 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,776.67 $495,180.81
203 $495,180.81 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,799.82 $499,299.19
204 $499,299.19 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,823.11 $503,440.86
205 $503,440.86 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,846.53 $507,605.95
206 $507,605.95 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,870.08 $511,794.59
207 $511,794.59 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,893.76 $516,006.91
208 $516,006.91 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,917.58 $520,243.05
209 $520,243.05 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,941.53 $524,503.14
210 $524,503.14 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,965.62 $528,787.32
211 $528,787.32 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,989.84 $533,095.72
212 $533,095.72 $1,318.56 $0.00 $3,014.20 $537,428.48
213 $537,428.48 $1,318.56 $0.00 $3,038.70 $541,785.74
214 $541,785.74 $1,318.56 $0.00 $3,063.34 $546,167.64
215 $546,167.64 $1,318.56 $0.00 $3,088.11 $550,574.31
216 $550,574.31 $1,318.56 $0.00 $3,113.03 $555,005.90
217 $555,005.90 $1,318.56 $154,586.78 $3,138.08 $404,875.76
218 $404,875.76 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,289.23 $408,483.55
219 $408,483.55 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,309.63 $412,111.74
220 $412,111.74 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,330.14 $415,760.44
221 $415,760.44 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,350.77 $419,429.77
222 $419,429.77 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,371.52 $423,119.85
223 $423,119.85 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,392.38 $426,830.79
224 $426,830.79 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,413.36 $430,562.71
225 $430,562.71 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,434.46 $434,315.73
226 $434,315.73 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,455.68 $438,089.97
227 $438,089.97 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,477.02 $441,885.55
228 $441,885.55 $1,318.56 $0.00 $2,498.49 $445,702.60
229 $445,702.60 $1,318.56 $162,316.12 $2,520.07 $287,225.11
230 $287,225.11 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,624.01 $290,167.68
231 $290,167.68 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,640.65 $293,126.89
232 $293,126.89 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,657.38 $296,102.83
233 $296,102.83 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,674.21 $299,095.60
234 $299,095.60 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,691.13 $302,105.29
235 $302,105.29 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,708.15 $305,132.00
236 $305,132.00 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,725.26 $308,175.82
237 $308,175.82 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,742.47 $311,236.85
238 $311,236.85 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,759.78 $314,315.19
239 $314,315.19 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,777.18 $317,410.93
240 $317,410.93 $1,318.56 $0.00 $1,794.69 $320,524.18
241 $320,524.18 $1,318.56 $170,431.92 $1,812.29 $153,223.11
242 $153,223.11 $1,318.56 $0.00 $866.35 $155,408.02
243 $155,408.02 $1,318.56 $0.00 $878.70 $157,605.28
244 $157,605.28 $1,318.56 $0.00 $891.12 $159,814.96
245 $159,814.96 $1,318.56 $0.00 $903.62 $162,037.14
246 $162,037.14 $1,318.56 $0.00 $916.18 $164,271.88
247 $164,271.88 $1,318.56 $0.00 $928.82 $166,519.26
248 $166,519.26 $1,318.56 $0.00 $941.52 $168,779.34
249 $168,779.34 $1,318.56 $0.00 $954.30 $171,052.20
250 $171,052.20 $1,318.56 $0.00 $967.15 $173,337.91
251 $173,337.91 $1,318.56 $0.00 $980.08 $175,636.55
252 $175,636.55 $1,318.56 $0.00 $993.07 $177,948.18
253 $177,948.18 $0.00 $178,953.52 $1,006.14 $0.80