Current Graduate Student

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application required to receive federal student loans. It’s not too late to submit the FAFSA for the current academic year and receive federal student loans. The FAFSA application for the current academic year is available until June 30th. Current students who will be enrolled for the upcoming academic year must submit the FAFSA again by April 1st to receive a financial aid offer notification by mid-June. For more information about federal student loans watch the Graduate Video Library.

Submit the 2023-2024 FAFSA for the upcoming academic year which covers Fall 2023/Spring 2024/Summer 2024 semesters:

2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • DUSON School Code: 002920
  • Complete using 2021 tax information
  • Use IRS Data Retrieval Feature, if available, which will import 2021 tax information into the FAFSA
  • Parent financial information is NOT required

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen
  • Must have a valid social security number
  • Be enrolled in a degree seeking program
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours in fall/spring semesters and 2 credit hours in summer semester
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress

Annual Federal Student Loan Amounts:

  Direct Unsubsidized Loan Direct Grad Plus Loan
Per academic year $20,500 maximum Up to total Cost of attendance
2023-24 Interest Rate 7.05% fixed 8.05% fixed
Credit-based No Yes
Aggregate Limit $138,500 Up to cost of attendance
2023-24 Origination Fee 1.057% 4.228%

For more information regarding federal student loans, visit the website.


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