Student loans may include Federal Stafford and Graduate PLUS loans.


Unsubsidized Stafford Loan:

  • Up to $20,500 per academic year
  • Accrues interest from the date of disbursement

Graduate PLUS Loan:

  • Credit based loan that can provide additional funding for educational and living expenses
  • Award amount can be up to the cost of attendance minus any other aid received
  • Accrues interest from the date of disbursement


Teacher Loan Forgiveness

Under the Stafford Loan program, individuals who teach full time for five consecutive, complete academic years (following the residency training year) in high-needs schools (all AUSL schools qualify) may be eligible for loan forgiveness. Math, science, and special education teachers are eligible for up to $17,500 of loan forgiveness; teachers of other subjects are eligible for up to $5,000.

Learn more at studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/teacher