There are a number of resources available from third parties to students to help them plan for their in-school living expenses. Bankrate.com (unaffiliated with Galvanize) provides a student budget calculator, available here. Bankrate.com also provides a helpful cost of living calculator which allows users to compare costs of living between U.S. cities, available here.
Pepperdine University (unaffiliated with Galvanize) also has a helpful living expense calculator, available here.
Galvanize’s lending partner, SkillsFund, also offers students a cost of living loan. Learn more here.