Unsubsidized Stafford Loan

Eligibility

Award is not based on Financial Need

Interest Rate & Fees

  • Undergraduate students:  Loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2014 will have a fixed interest rate of 4.66%.
    Graduate students:  Loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2014 will have a fixed interest rate of 6.21%.
  • Interest is charged when it first disburses and accumulates while you are enrolled.
  • You may pay the accumulating interest while you are in school, or you may choose to let it compound and pay it later.
  • Loans disbursed between December 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014 will be charged an origination fee of 1.072%.  Loans disbursed between October 1, 2014 and October 1, 2015 will be charged an origination fee of 1.073%.

Awards

  • Your Unsub Stafford Loan amount is based on your grade level.
  • Loans plus other financial aid may not exceed your total cost of attendance.

Repayment

  • Repayment begins six months after the borrower graduates, leaves school, or drops below half-time enrollment. 
  • Repayment can be deferred or modified under certain conditions.
  • Visit  studentaid.ed.gov  for full repayment information.

Master Promissory Note (MPN)  &  Entrance Counseling

If you are a first-time borrower of a Direct Stafford Loan, you need to complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) and entrance loan counseling (a tutorial and quiz) online at the link below before any loan will be disbursed and credit your tuition bill.