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Below is information on current loan programs offered through the federal government. This information is not comprehensive and is subject to change at any time based on regulatory revisions. Please see the Federal Student Aid Website for information not available here. An accepted FAFSA is required for these loans.
Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans
Subsidized and unsubsidized loans are federal student loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of higher education at a four-year college or university, community college, trade, career, or technical school. The U.S. Department of Education offers eligible students at participating schools Direct Subsidized Loans and Direct Unsubsidized Loans.
PLUS loans are federal loans that graduate or professional degree students and parents of dependent undergraduate students can use to help pay education expenses. The U.S. Department of Education makes Direct PLUS Loans to eligible borrowers through schools participating in the Direct Loan Program.
Here's a quick overview of Direct PLUS Loans:
- The U.S. Department of Education is the lender.
- The borrower must not have an adverse credit history.
- Have a fixed interest rate of 6.28% for loans with a first disbursement date between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
- The maximum loan amount is the student's cost of attendance (determined by the school) minus any other financial aid received.