• Office of Student Finance

  • William D. Ford Direct Loan Program
    Graduate PLUS

    Under the Direct Loan program, Graduate PLUS loans are borrowed directly from the federal government (U.S. Department of Education). Eligibility and approval for this loan is based on a credit check, which is performed by the U.S. Department of Education.  Please feel free to contact the Direct Loan Servicing Center at 1-800-848-0979 for any questions regarding the Direct Loan Graduate PLUS.


    • The 2014-2015 fixed interest rate is 6.41%.
    • Graduate PLUS Loans under the Direct Loan program are subject to a 4.288% origination fee (as of July 1, 2013).  
      Example: a $10,000 Graduate PLUS loan will net $9,579.60.  Please keep this in mind while calculating the actual net amount needed.
       To apply for a Graduate PLUS loan through the Direct Loan program, please follow the following steps:

    Step 1: Please complete the “Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Application” which can be printed out by clicking HERE.
    All sections of this application need to be completed. Once completed, please fax or mail the form directly to us.

    Fax #: 212-960-0037
    Address: Yeshiva University
                     Office of Student Aid, Room 121
                     500 West 185th Street
                     New York, NY 10033

    Step 2: Please complete the Direct Loan Grad PLUS Entrance Counseling by clicking HERE. 

    Once you complete the Entrance Counseling, please continue to Step 3.

    Step 3: All Graduate PLUS Loan borrowers must complete an electronic
    Master Promissory Note (e-MPN).
    To complete your e-MPN, please click HERE.

    Your loan will NOT be processed until you have completed all of the above steps.


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500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033

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