Federal Student Loans
Looking for information on federal student loans and access to lenders to provide the funds you need? You've come to the right place. No matter where you live or where your college, university or trade school is located in the United States, StudentLoans.com can help simplify the process of finding a lender to secure the funds you need for education - saving you time, money and resources.
Whether you're interested in finding a lender to apply for Stafford student loans, Parent PLUS student loans or Grad PLUS student loans, we're your dependable resource for financial aid from the government.
Have You Completed Your FAFSA?
Your award package is based on information you submit on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be completed online and is also available from your high school counselor or college financial aid office. This form must be submitted prior to the determination of the specific federal student loan amounts for which you are eligible.
An Introduction To The Federal Student Loan Application Process
Your financial aid package is likely to include funds from federal student loan programs and other government-backed offering, and these programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Education.
To learn more about federal student loans and other financial aid products, click on a page below.
- Federal Pell Grants
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
- Federal Work-Study
- Federal Perkins Loans
- Federal Stafford Student Loans
- Federal Parent PLUS Student Loans
- Federal Grad PLUS Student Loans
- Federal Student Loan Consolidation Loans
Last year, there was over $31 billion in unmet financial need. You don't need to be one of the students who don't get all the financial aid they need. Search for scholarships for yourself and feel free to submit links to those that you find on your own. Visit Student Scholarship Search for more information.
Start Building Credit
Building a good credit rating can help you secure lower interest rates for private student loans, if your federal student loans do not cover all of your expenses. Opening a student credit card with small credit limit is a great way to start building credit history.