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Financial Aid

We'll help you every step of the way.

In the Office of Financial Aid, we help students and their families finance a DU education. From applying for aid to managing unmet cost, we'll provide you with guidance, resources and advice at every step along the way. Use the links above to learn about our aid programs, the cost of a DU education, application instructions, deadlines and more--all for your specific program.

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Are you ready for fall?

To receive any type of aid, it must be accepted and all requirements completed. Have you done all you need to?

Review our next-steps checklists:

Wondering what your bill will look like? Utilize the estimated billing worksheets on our resources page to calculate what you might owe (or receive as a refund) this fall.


2016-2017 Direct Loan Interest Rates

Good news! Interest rates for loans first disbursed between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017 will be slightly lower than last year:

  • Undergraduate Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans: 3.76% (down from 4.29% for 2015-16)
  • Graduate Direct Unsubsidized loans: 5.31% (down from 5.84%)
  • Parent and Graduate PLUS loans: 6.31% (down from 6.84%)

All interest rates are fixed throughout the life of the loan.