First time borrower's eligibility may be limited after July 1, 2013. Check here for details.
The APLU College Cost Fact Sheet highlights frequently asked questions and answers about the cost of public higher education.
Check out this great YouTube video on completing the 2013-2014 FAFSA.
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The staff of the University of Maryland Office of Student Financial Aid is eager to assist you with obtaining financial aid to help you attain your academic goals.
Current and first-time students please Check Your Financial Aid Status Online.
The origination fee will increase for new Direct Loans disbursed on or after December 1st. Additional information can be found here.
For the 2013-2014 academic year, undergraduate subsidized and unsubsidized Direct Loans will have a 3.86% fixed interest rate. The unsubsidized Direct loan for graduate students will have a 5.41% fixed interest rate. The federal Direct Parent PLUS loan has a 6.41% fixed interest rate. More information regarding the Direct loan program can be found here.
If you have accepted a direct loan for the first time at UMCP, visit www.studentloans.gov to complete your required Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note.
All students must have a valid 2013-2014 FAFSA form on file before their parent can apply for the Undergraduate PLUS loan. For more information please click here.
Remember to file the 2013-2014 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to determine your eligibility for grants, loans and Federal Work-Study. Our University School code is 002103.
Did you know there's a faster way to file the FAFSA? It's called the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. The IRS Data Retrieval Tool allows students and parents to access the IRS tax return information needed to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and transfer the data directly into their FAFSA from the IRS Web site.