Loans

Students may apply for Federal Student Loans or Private Student Loans. Federal Loans offer several financial advantages over Private Loans.

Graduate Loan Exit Counseling

You must complete exit counseling when you leave school or drop below half-time enrollment. The purpose of exit counseling is to ensure you understand your student loan obligations and are prepared for repayment.

You'll learn about what your federal student loan payments will look like after school. will recommend a repayment strategy that best suits your future plans and goals.

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Who should use this guide?

All student borrowers who are graduating, leaving school, or dropping below half-time enrollment are required to complete exit counseling.

Why?

Exit counseling is required by law. Exit counseling provides important information that you will need as you prepare to repay your federal student loan(s). During exit counseling, you will review the terms and conditions that apply to your federal student loans, be introduced to various repayment options, and learn the importance of avoiding default.

How do I fulfill the exit counseling requirement?

We strongly encourage borrowers to complete exit counseling using the online tool at . However, some schools require borrowers to complete this paper version. Check with your school to see how (paper or online) it expects you to fulfill the exit counseling requirement.

Federal Loan Programs

All applicants for federal loans must complete the.

is a free "one-stop-shop for information about preparing, applying, and paying for college" provides important information about several types of federal student loans available to most applicants. The CFWV website is sponsored by the ,,, and.

PLUS Loans
"PLUS loans are meant to help parents cover the costs of your undergraduate school expenses. Your parents do not have to prove ..."


Stafford loans are for students to help cover the costs of their school expenses. These loans can be .

. If you decide to apply for this loan, complete the new application (MPN: Master Promissory Note) through the following steps:

1) Go to. Sign in using student’s FAFSA FSA ID and password that you created when first completing the.
2) Complete the master promissory note (MPN). This is the loan application.
3) Complete entrance counseling.

Additionalimportant information:
• Students will need the FAFSA FSA ID & Password.

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  • 鶹ýPorn’s federal school code is041190.


Graduate/Professional PLUS Loans are low-interest loans meant to help cover college.

Private Student Loans

Important Information About Private Loans

Please read below before entering into any private loan agreement.

Many banks and other financing organizations offer private student loans. Applicants for these loans also must complete the.

Prospective borrowers should be aware that they may also qualify for(), or other assistance from the(). Please note that the terms and conditions of an FSA loan may be more favorable than the provisions of private education loans.

Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification

As required by federal law, before giving out a private education loan, all private lenders must obtain a ‘signed by the applicant (The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended; and the Truth in Lending Act).

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Throughout this, “you” and “your” refer to the applicant who is applying for the loan. The applicant and the student may be the same person.

: This website provides information about private student loans, including"key characteristics of the major private education loans" such as fees, repayment terms, comparison charts, etc.(Please note that 鶹ýPorn provides this link as a conveniencefor students, and does not necessarily endorse any services or recommendationsposted or advertised there.)

: This website outlines many specific advantages for students of federal loans over private loans. (This resource is an official service of the.)

Contact

Regardingall questions about financial aid of alltypes that students may consider applying for to cover college costs at 鶹ýPorn, contact 鶹ýPorn's Financial Aid Officeby email:finaid@easternwv.edu or calling 877-982-2322, ext. 9256 for 鶹ýPorn's specific procedures and policies, and for more information and individual advice.