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Loan types vary depending on whether you are a postgraduate or undergraduate student.
Before completing a federal loan application, you will need to determine whether you are an independent or a dependent undergraduate and this will establish which loan types and amounts you are eligible to borrow.
Definitions are below, but if your circumstances are unusual and you need advice, please email [email protected]
For the purposes of federal aid, a student is considered independent if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
The student is considered dependent if they do not meet any of the above criteria for an independent student.
*Some courses are not eligible for federal loans. More information is available on the eligibility page.
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