Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan

Basic Information

This is a Federal Student Loan program.

Who may apply: Students in all programs who meet the special qualifications

Special Qualifications: Students must:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time. (6 credit hours for most programs)
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Maximum: $20,500 per academic year for graduate students; $40,500 per academic year for 1st year medical and podiatry students, and $33,000 per academic year for 1st year pharmacy students..  Maximum aid is available only within rules of eligibility and students´ individual Cost of Attendance.

Interest:

  • Begins to accrue as soon as loan is disbursed
  • 6.8% fixed interest rate

Fees:  May charge up to 1% in Origination and Guarantee Fees

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