University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Student Loans

To begin the financial aid and borrowing processes, please access the Graduate Student Checklist.

Federal Stafford Loans

Many of the students in the School of Education fund their schooling through the use of federal Stafford Loans. To obtain more information on the Stafford Loan, including details on loan limits, please visit:

Graduate PLUS Loans

To obtain more information on the Grad PLUS Loan, including details on how to apply, please visit the following page via the website of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid:

Private Alternative Educational Loans

Many graduate students require additional funds for educational and living expenses, not covered by the federal Stafford Loan Program. To obtain more information on Alternative Loan Programs, including a list of potential lenders, please visit:

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