Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan

Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan (for Masters students)

A graduate or professional student can apply for a credit-based Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan for up to the student's cost of attendance minus other estimated financial assistance.

  • Complete the preapproval credit check at http://studentloans.gov. Click the Sign In box and choose Apply for a Plus Loan Select Plus Loan for Graduate students.

  • Approved borrowers can proceed to selecting the student name to complete the Graduate PLUS Master Promissory Note (MPN). If you have previously borrowed a GRADPLUS Loan you do not need to complete a new MPN.

  • First time borrowers must complete mandatory Graduate Entrance Loan Counseling at http://studentloans.gov.

  • Next complete and return the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Request Form. This form must be completed and signed (electronic signatures not accepted) and can be mailed or faxed to the Financial Aid Office. The form may be found on the Financial Aid Forms page.

  • Students must perform a credit check each year to be approved or denied. Approved students must also provide a new Request form each year as well.

  • If a parent is denied and wishes to appeal the decision or seek an endorser (cosigner) please call 1.800.577.7394 for assistance.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this information, please contact your Financial Aid Office.


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