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How Much Financial Aid Can You Really Expect to Receive?

The maximum amount of federal subsidized and unsubsidized loans that you are eligible to receive in 2013 if you apply for financial aid is $31,000 for the whole four years of college, if you are dependent on your parents, and $57,000 if you are an independent student, according to data from the Federal Student Aid department. 

The above mentioned are the limits on the maximum amount of subsidized and unsubsidized loans that you are eligible to receive. The total loan limits depend on: 

  • The year you're in in school
  • Whether you're a dependent or independent student

Want to find out more? Select which of the following statements best represents you:

1. I'd like to learn more about loans.

2. I'd like to learn more about no-loan financial aid available.

Tip: Keep in mind that whether you are a dependent or independent student, you cannot get more than $23,000 in subsidized loans.

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