The University of Central Florida participates in the Federal Direct Loan Program. Direct Loans are low-interest educational loans administered through the U.S. Department of Education, which consists of the Federal Stafford, PLUS, and Grad PLUS Loans.
- Under the Direct Loan Program, all funding comes directly from the U.S. Department of Education rather than a bank or financial institution. The U.S. Department of Education will be the one source for lending and repayment.
- The phone number for the U.S. Department of Education’s Student Loan helpline is 1-800-557-7394.
For a comparison of all loan programs, please visit the Loan Comparison Chart.
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