Parent Plus Loans

The William G. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program offers many benefits to students, including income-based repayment options and debt forgiveness for public services.


Parents of dependent students may apply for a Direct Plus Loan to help pay their child's education expenses as long as certain eligibility requirements are met. Graduate and professional students may apply for PLUS Loans for their own expenses.


Additional information regarding the application of a Parent Plus Loan through the William G. Ford Federal Direct Loan program