Student Guide to Financial Assistance

2013-2014 Academic Year update on interest rates: The Direct Loan interest rates listed on page 13 of this publication are valid for loans issued between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2013. On August 9, 2013, the federal government changed the method used to calculate federal student loan interest rates. This change impacts interest rates on Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized (Stafford) Loans and Direct PLUS (Graduate and Parent) Loans issued on or after July 1, 2013. For a list of current rates, visit the Department of Education.