The app helps Kentuckians find information about colleges, including their tuition, enrollment figures, location, student-to-teacher ratio and other useful data. It also has tips on completing the FAFSA. Users can save their favorites so they can compare them later.
This app is a tool to aid students and parents in the Commonwealth of Kentucky understand, and plan for the financial requirements of a post secondary education. It also provides general information on all Kentucky colleges, universities, technical and trade schools in a way that allows easy comparison. Distances to a potential school can also be calculated using your phone's GPS or any address.
Through a direct question and answer format (in both video and text), users will find a wealth of information in seven categories: Planning for College, Selecting a School, Paying for College, Repaying Your Loan, Using Military Benefits, and Attending as an Adult.
KHEAA stands for Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, a public corporation and governmental agency charged with improving students' access to higher education. KHEAA administers several financial aid programs and provides information about higher education opportunities in the state of Kentucky.
The app can be downloaded through the Apple App Store using an iTunes log-in or through the Android App store. Search for “KHEAA Kentucky College Access.”
It can also be downloaded at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.KHEAA&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImFpci5LSEVBQSJd
KHEAA is the state agency that administers KEES, need-based grants and other programs to help students pay their higher education expenses.
To learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to www.gotocollege.ky.gov. For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7372.