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  • Federal Direct PLUS Loans are credit-approved government loans available to eligible parents of dependent undergraduate students and to eligible graduate students. These loans are intended to help bridge the gap between the amount of financial aid students have been offered and their estimated Cost of Attendance. For information on federal loan interest rates, see studentaid.gov.

    Applying for a Parent PLUS Loan

    • You must be a dependent student enrolled in an undergraduate program.
    • You must file the FAFSA.
    • Your parent must apply for a PLUS Loan as a Parent Borrower.
    • Once the loan application is approved, your parent must complete a Master Promissory Note.

    Applying for a Graduate PLUS Loan

    • You must be enrolled in a master's or PhD program.
    • You must file the FAFSA.
    • You must apply for a PLUS Loan as a Graduate/Professional Student.
    • Once your loan application is approved, you must complete a Master Promissory Note.

    For more information on borrowing eligibility and loan disbursement, speak with a financial aid counselor.

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Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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