- A Federal Perkins loan is a low-interest loan for both undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. This type of loan is made through the school's office of financial aid. The school is your lender, and the school loan is disbursed through government funding. Similar to other types of educational loans, a Perkins School loan must be repaid. Learn more.
Federal Perkins Loan
- Administered by the US Department of Education, the Federal Stafford Loan is administered under the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) and is only eligible to students enrolled in school.
Federal Stafford Loans
- The Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) loans are credit based. Parents of students may borrow money to help fill in any gaps between the cost of education and the federal aid received. Read more about PLUS Loans here.
Federal PLUS Loans
Private Education LoansIf your FAFSA report indicates that you do not meet the requirements for federal funding, or the amount is below what you need, consider applying for a private student loan.