The Process

Educational Fundiang Solutions

Diagrammatic Representation of College Funding Process

To give you an overview of the college-funding process, here are two diagrams that show the steps involved:

The federal government’s Department of Education has created a diagram of the college-funding process, which they call “the hairball.” Even the federal government sometimes has a sense of humor! Their depiction of the college-funding process has gained national exposure when featured on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.


Education Funding Solutions has created a simplified diagram, which we call “The Maze.” As much as we have tried to depict the process in the simplest way possible, it is still very confusing for parents and students.


Don’t be alarmed at what you see.

Our team of experts is here to help you each step of the way!