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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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News and Announcements

Upcoming Student Loan Repayment Workshops

Are you graduating and want to better understand the student loan repayment process? Attend an upcoming workshop!

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Summer Aid Application available!

Are you taking summer classes and need financial aid? Submit the summer aid application.


2018-2019 Direct Loan Interest Rates

According to the results of the recent Treasury Department's 10-year note auction, interest rates for loans first disbursed between July 1, 2018 and July 1, 2019 will be slightly higher than last year:

  • Undergraduate Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans: 5.045% (up from 4.45% for 2017-18)
  • Graduate Direct Unsubsidized loans: 6.595% (up from 6.00%)
  • Parent and Graduate PLUS loans: 7.595% (up from 7.00%)

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