Description of Data Element 01250





NAME:         Expected Family Contribution                                      



NUMBER:       01250                                                             



FILES/TABLES: SFA                                                               



INTENT:                                                                         
   Student Financial Aid Reporting                                              
   Legislative Reporting                                                        



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The amount of money that the family, including the student, is               
   expected to be able to contribute to the student's education as              
   determined by the Federal Methodology Need Analysis.                         



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        SFA                                                                     
   ZEROS AND 01248 = X                                    CRITICAL              
        SFA  <                                                                  
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        SFA                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   This amount should be the one used by the Financial Aid Office in            
   determining the expected family contribution used in awarding                
   need-based aid.  For students who are not eligible for need-based            
   aid, code 9999999.                                                           
   This amount should be the expected family contribution calculated            
   for the number of semesters the student attended.                            



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(7)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          FAMILY_CONTRIB                                         
   SHORT NAME:           FAMCONT                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/19/04                                                   



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