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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.


2017-2018 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, 2017 and July 1, 2018 will be slightly higher than last year:

  • Undergraduate Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans: 4.45% (up from 3.76% for 2016-17)
  • Graduate Direct Unsubsidized loans: 6.00% (up from 5.31%)
  • Parent and Graduate PLUS loans: 7.00% (up from 6.31%)

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