Federal Loans

From Direct Graduate PLUS Loans to Parent PLUS Loans and specialized loans for health professions and nursing students, this resource provides details on eligibility criteria, application processes, and loan terms. Whether you're a graduate student, a parent seeking financial assistance, or a student in a health profession program, this page offers valuable insights to help fund your education journey.


Federal Direct Loan Program

Federal Direct Loan Program are low-interest federal direct loans awarded to eligible students who file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program for at least 6 credits in any given semester to qualify.


Direct Graduate PLUS Loan 

A Graduate PLUS Loan is a federal loan available to graduate and professional students in the United States. It is designed to help cover the cost of education beyond what other financial aid, such as grants, scholarships, and Direct Unsubsidized Loans, may cover.


Direct Parent PLUS Loan

Parent PLUS Loans are low-interest loans from the government that parents can get to help pay for their child's college.


Health Professional Loans

The Health Professions Student Loan program provides low-interest loans to full-time, financially needy students. Students must be pursuing a degree in the dentistry or pharmacy.


Nursing Loans

The Nursing Student Loan program provides long-term, low-interest loans to financially needy students. Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time. Student also must be pursuing a bachelors degree or graduate degree in nursing.