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APR 21-24

CU Money Smart Week


Deadline to Apply for CU Achieve Summer Grant


Last Day of Classes

Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan Features for Undergraduate Students

  • Subsidized loans are need-based and do not have interest accruing while you are in school or in deferment.
  • Unsubsidized loans may or may not be based on financial need and interest accrues while you are in school or in deferment.
  • Loan origination fee is 1.051%.
  • Repayment begins 6 months after you graduate, drop below half time, or withdraw. Learn more about managing repayment of your student loans.
  • Subsidized loans with a disbursement date on or after July 1, 2012 will not be eligible for subsidized interest benefits during the six-month grace period after a student graduates or falls below half-time enrollment. Interest will accrue during the grace period and will be capitalized if unpaid by the borrower.

Fixed Interest Rates

Date of First Disbursement Subsidized Unsubsidized
7/1/10 - 6/30/11 4.5% 6.8%
7/1/11 - 6/30/13 3.4% 6.8%
7/1/13 - 6/30/14 3.86% 3.86%