Federal Direct Loan Limits

Dependent students may borrow the following maximums per academic year:

Freshmen $5,500

Sophomores $6,500

Juniors/Seniors $7,500

Independent students may borrow the following maximums per academic year:

Freshmen $9,500

Sophomores $10,500

Juniors/Seniors $12,500

Graduate students $20,500

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Preferred Private Lender List
CCU’s Preferred Private Lenders*

The Financial Aid Staff has selected these lenders based on customer service, ease of process, borrower benefits, financial-literacy programs, and company stability.

*Parents and students are not limited to the lenders on this list and may use any lender who offers a private education loan.