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Federal Loans

The federal loan process starts with your financial aid office. They will assist you with application procedures and answer questions related to loan eligibility. The federal student loans outlined below may be available for eligible students to help cover the cost of higher education. All eligibility requirements for these loans must first be determined by completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

For more information on all federal loans, see the Federal Student Aid website.

Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan

Federal Direct PLUS Loan

Federal Perkins Loan

Primary Care Loans

The Primary Care loan is offered as part of a financial aid package for Medical School students who will pursue primary health care practice.

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