Options to Help With College Costs
“The amount of financial aid I received covered everything I needed plus more, which in the end helped me out a lot.’’
Jerry "J.J." Massey
UT Tyler Student
The University of Texas at Tyler offers several loan options to help make college affordable for undergraduate and graduate students. The first step to applying for any loan available through UT Tyler is to complete the Direct Loans Entrance Counseling and Direct Loans Master Promissory Note processes.
Get the help you need from our financial aid representatives who can assist in explaining the loan process and identifying ways to finance your UT Tyler education. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 903.566.7180, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Also, we encourage you to use the student calculator to consider options for financing your UT Tyler studies. Visit the main loans page for more information.
- Loans available through the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program:
Federal Subsidized Loans
Federal Unsubsidized Loans
Federal PLUS Loan (parent loan for undergraduate dependent students)
Grad PLUS (for graduate students who have exhausted subsidized and unsubsidized loans)
- Annual federal loan limits:
$5,500 for freshmen; a maximum of $3,500 may be subsidized
$6,500 for sophomores; a maximum of $4,500 may be subsidized
$7,500 for juniors and seniors; a maximum of $5,500 may be subsidized
- Loan limits for dependent undergraduate students whose parents were denied a Parent PLUS loan and for independent undergraduate students:
$9,500 for freshmen; a maximum of $3,500 may be subsidized
$10,500 for sophomores; a maximum of $4,500 may be subsidized
$12,500 for juniors and seniors; a maximum of $5,500 may be subsidized
- Loan limits for graduate students who are fully admitted into a graduate program:
$20,500; a maximum of $8,500 may be subsidized