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Students and parents can explore the site for information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.
http://www.direct.ed.gov/

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Are Direct Student Loans  and Student Loans different?



What is the difference between a federal student loan and a private student loan?

Private student loans are not funded or subsidized by the federal government; instead, they are funded by banks, credit unions, or other types of lenders. The bank or lender – not the federal government – sets interest rates, loan limits, terms, and conditions of private student loans.