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OCT 1 

Last Day to Start Earning Work-Study

NOV 1 

CU-Boulder Scholarship Application Opens

What's New in Financial Aid

Federal Loan Interest Rates & Origination Fees

As of July 1, 2014, both subsidized and unsubsidized loans for undergraduate students will have an interest rate of 4.66% and an origination fee of 1.072%. Graduate student unsubsidized loans will have an interest rate of 6.21% with an origination fee of 1.072%. Parent or graduate student PLUS loans will have an interest rate of 7.21% and a loan origination fee of 4.288%. Get more information on: Student Loans, Parent Loans, and Options for Financing Your Education

Time Limit on Direct Subsidized Loan Eligibility

First-time borrowers who have a Direct Subsidized Loan disbursed after July 1, 2013 will be required to complete their 4-year degree within 6 years or the federal government will stop paying the interest on the loan. These loans are also subject to annual and lifetime loan amount limits. Learn More

Apply Federal Aid to All University Charges

With your permission, federal financial aid can pay for types of university charges otherwise not allowed. These charges include health insurance, parking fees, optional student fees, and now textbooks charged to your university bill. Learn How