Financial Aid References

Consumer Right to Know

Consumer data and policies can be found here.

Financial Aid Documents

2020-2021 Verification Forms

2021-2022 Verification Forms

Alternative Loan Sources

Credits per Grade Level

The following charts provide the maximum annual and lifetime loan amount that can be borrowed through the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan program.

Dependent Student – Annual AmountSubsidized + UnsubsidizedTotal
Freshman (0-29 credits)$3,500  + $2,000*$5,500*
Sophomore (30-59 credits)$4,500 + $2,000*$6,500*
Junior/Senior (60+ credits)$5,500 + $2,000*$7,500*
   
Independent Student – Annual AmountSubsidized + UnsubsidizedTotal
Freshman (0-29 credits)$ 3,500 + $ 6000*$9,500*
Sophomore (30-59 credits)$ 4,500 +  $6000*$10,500*
Junior/ Senior (60+ credits)$ 5,500 + $ 7,000*$12,500*
Graduate Student$ 20,500 Unsubsidized only*$20,500*

*Loan limits may be subject to proration

 Student Status Subsidized + Unsubsidized Maximum
Aggregate Loan Limits (Lifetime Loan Limits)
Dependent Undergraduate$31,000
Independent Undergraduate$57,500
Graduate Student$138,500

Enrollment Status

To participate in most aid programs, undergraduate students must enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester and graduate students must enroll in a minimum of 3 credit hours per semester in a program leading to a degree. See enrollment classifications:

ClassificationCredits Per Term
 UndergraduateGraduate
Full-Time12+ credit hours6+ credit hours
¾ Time9-11 credit hoursNot applicable
½ Time6-8 credit hours3-5 credit hours