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DEC 20 

Last Day to Work Fall Work-Study

DEC 24-25 

Campus Closed

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Features for Graduate Students

  • Students can borrow up to $20,500 in unsubsidized loans per year, if eligible.
  • Students must be enrolled at least half-time (4 credit hours) to be eligible for federal loans.
  • Interest begins to accrue on the loan as soon as it is disbursed.
  • Loan origination fee is 1.073%.
  • Repayment begins 6 months after you graduate, drop below half time or withdraw Learn more about managing repayment of your student loans.

Fixed Interest Rates

Date of First Disbursement Interest Rate
Before July 1, 2014 5.41%
7/1/14 - 6/30/15 6.21%

Note: Beginning Fall 2012, subsidized loans are no longer available for graduate and professional students.