Skip navigation

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.

Quick Links

financial aid forms       scholarship search

view you profile       resources


News and Announcements

What are the requirements to receive my aid in the fall?

To receive any type of financial aid, it must be accepted, all requirements completed, and you must be enrolled in classes. Be sure you've done all you need to by reviewing our checklists:

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


2015-2016 Direct Loan Interest Rates

Good news! Interest rates for loans first disbursed between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016 will be slightly lower than last year:

  • Undergraduate Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans: 4.29% (down from 4.66% for 2014-15)
  • Graduate Direct Unsubsidized loans: 5.84% (down from 6.21%)
  • Parent and Graduate PLUS loans: 6.84% (down from 7.21%)

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