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Direct Loans - The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program

Welcome to the homepage of the U.S. Department of Education's Direct Loan Program.

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.

Financial aid professionals at schools can find operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information as well as tools for administering the program at their school. There is also a special section for schools interested in joining the program.

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Student Aid on the Web

Student Aid on the Web is the U.S. Department of Education's site for free information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.


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Last updated April 26, 2010

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