Apply for a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

Use the Direct PLUS Loan Application to:

  • request a Direct PLUS Loan;
  • change the amount of a Direct PLUS Loan you previously requested; and
  • authorize how the school may use your Direct PLUS Loan funds to pay for educational expenses.

The information that you provide will be sent to the school that you select. The school you select will use the information collected to determine your eligibility for a Direct PLUS Loan as a graduate or professional student and process your application.

Who should complete this?

Eligible graduate or professional students

How long will it take?

The entire Direct PLUS Loan Application process must be completed in a single session. It takes approximately 20 minutes to apply for a grad PLUS loan.

What do I need?

  • Verified FSA ID
  • Requested Loan Amount
  • School Name
  • Personal Information
  • Employer’s Information