Loans & Financing Options


Federal Sources

Eligibility Requirements

Award Ranges

Federal Direct Stafford Loan Unsubsidized Program

Students who do not have demonstrated need may borrow under this program. Interest will be paid by the borrower while borrower is in school. However, student may opt to defer payment until they leave school.

Maximum Award: $20,500

Aggregate Loan Limit - $138,500

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans

Available to graduate and professional students who need assistance financing an education that is not covered by other forms of financial aid. Graduate PLUS Loans are available to credit worthy, U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. To process a loan you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and initially apply for a Stafford loan.

Determined by the total cost of your educational program less your Stafford loan & other financial aid.

Alternative Loans
If a student needs to borrow more than the maximum allowed under the Stafford Loan Program, there are numerous alternative loan programs from which to choose. Alternative loans provide an additional funding option often at an interest rate lower than other lines of credit.