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OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID

Loan Limits

 

Federal Direct Loans for Undergraduate Dependent Students

(Whose Parents Have Not Been Denied a PLUS Loan)

Grade Level

Base Amount

Additional Unsubsidized

Total Amounts

Freshman

0-29 hours

$3,500

$2,000

$5,500

Sophomore

30-59 hours

$4,500

$2,000

$6,500

Junior & Senior

60+ hours

$5,500

$2,000

$7,500

Aggregates

$23,000

$8,000

$31,000

 

Federal Direct Loans for Undergraduate Independent Students

(and Dependent Students Whose Parents Have Been Denied a PLUS Loan)

Grade Level

Base Amount

Additional Unsubsidized

Total Amounts

Freshman

0-29 hours

$3,500

$6,000

$9,500

Sophomore

30-59 hours

$4,500

$6,000

$10,500

Junior & Senior

60+ hours

$5,500

$7,000

$12,500

Aggregates

$23,000

$34,500

$57,500

 

Federal Direct Loans for Graduate Students

Grade Level

*Base Amount

Additional Unsubsidized

Total Amounts

Each Year

$8,500

$12,000

$20,500

Aggregates

$65,500

$73,000

$138,500

 

*Beginning July 1st, 2012, Subsidized Direct loans will no longer be made available to graduate students per the Budget Control Act of 2011.