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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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Have you completed everything for the 2014-15 academic year?

Remember, to receive any type of financial aid, it must be accepted and all requirements completed. 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.

2014-2015 Direct Loan Interest Rates

Interest rates for loans first disbursed between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015 will be slightly higher than last year:

  • Undergraduate Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans: 4.66% (up from 3.86% last year)
  • Graduate Direct Unsubsidized loans: 6.21% (up from 5.41%)
  • Parent and Graduate PLUS loans: 7.21% (up from 6.41%)

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