Perkins loans are low-interest loans for both graduate and undergraduate students, funded by the federal government and administered by Stanford. Your eligibility is determined using your financial aid application.
The federal Direct loan is the most widely-used loan for college students and is available to both graduate and undergraduate students. There are two types of federal Direct loans and your eligibility for both is determined using your financial aid application.
The federal Direct PLUS program is a popular financing option for graduate students, and parents of undergraduate students.
There are several other educational loan programs that can provide supplementary funding for students.
Learn more about loan consolidation, loan forgiveness, and defaulting on student loans.