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$20,500 (unsubsidized only). $31,000-No more than $23,000 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. $57,500 for undergraduates-No more than $23,000 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. $138,500 for graduate or professional students-No more than $65,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans.

## What is the maximum amount of federal student loans you can borrow?

The maximum amount you can borrow each academic year in Direct Unsubsidized Loans ranges from **$5,500 to $12,500 for undergraduates**, depending on your year in school and your dependency status. Direct Unsubsidized Loans have an annual limit of $20,500 for graduate or professional students.

## What is the maximum student loan amount for lifetime?

Federal Student Loan Lifetime Limits

Year In School | Dependent Students* | Independent Students** |
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Lifetime limit | $31,000—no more than $23,000 can be subsidized |
$57,000 for undergraduates—no more than $23,000 can be subsidized $138,500 for graduate and professional students—no more than $65,500 can be subsidized |

## How much can you borrow on student loans?

Dependent and independent undergraduate students can borrow **up to a total of $31,000 and $57,500** in federal student loans, respectively, and many private loans set lifetime limits. Regardless of the maximum loan amount, you should only borrow what you truly need. The more you borrow, the more interest will accrue.

## What is the Max Stafford loan amount?

Aggregate Maximum Loan Limit: Restricts the total amount of Stafford loans that may be borrowed over a student’s college career.

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Aggregate Maximum Loan Limits.

Amount | |
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Dependent Students | $31,000 (no more than $23,000 subsidized) |

Independent Students |
$57,500 (no more than $23,000 subsidized) |

## What is the average student loan debt in 2020?

The average student borrows over $30,000 to pursue a bachelor’s degree. A total of 45.3 million borrowers have student loan debt; 95% of them have federal loan debt.

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Average Student Loan Debt by Year.

Year | Undergraduate Only | All Student Debt |
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Year 2020 | Undergraduate Only $36,635 |
All Student Debt $36,510 |

## Can you max out your financial aid?

But you can only borrow so much, since the federal government has a **maximum student loan amount of $31,000 for dependent undergraduate students** and $138,500 for graduate students. Here’s what to know about federal student aid limits and what to do if you hit that ceiling.

## What are the 4 types of student loans?

**There are four types of federal student loans available:**

- Direct subsidized loans.
- Direct unsubsidized loans.
- Direct PLUS loans.
- Direct consolidation loans.

## What’s the max financial aid?

What are the FAFSA federal student loan limits?

Loan | Who is eligible? | Annual Limit |
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Direct Unsubsidized | Undergraduates | $5,500 for dependent freshmen; $12,500 for independent upperclassmen |

Direct Unsubsidized for Graduate Students | Graduate and Professional Students | $20,500 |

## Is there a lifetime limit on fafsa?

**Yes**. There is a maximum amount of Federal Pell Grant funds you can receive over your lifetime. You can receive the Pell Grant for no more than 12 terms or the equivalent (roughly six years). This is called the Federal Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used (LEU).

## What is the monthly payment on a 50000 student loan?

With $50,000 in student loan debt, your monthly payments could be quite expensive. Depending on how much debt you have and your interest rate, your payments will likely be **about $500 per month or more**.

## What is the monthly payment for student loans?

The average monthly student loan payment is **$393**. Lump sum payments are rare and usually only happen in cases of default or bankruptcy. The average borrower takes 20 years to repay their student loan debt.

## How much can a freshman college student borrow?

Most undergrad students can only take out **$5,500 in federal student** loans during their first year in school and $31,000 in total. Private loan limits, however, depend on your (or your parent’s) ability to repay them.

## How much Stafford loan can I get per semester?

Undergraduate third year, fourth year, and remaining years: Dependent students can take out **$7,500 ($3,750 per semester)**, of which $5,500 ($2,750 per semester) can be subsidized loans. Independent undergraduates can take out $12,500 ($6,250 per semester), with $5,500 of that being subsidized loans.

## How do I apply for Pell Grant 2020?

How do I **apply**? You should start by submitting a Free **Application** for **Federal** Student Aid (**FAFSA**^{®}) form. You will have to fill out the **FAFSA** form every year you’re in school in order to stay eligible for **federal** student aid.