Apply for a Loan

To qualify for any of the loans below, you must first complete the 2014–15 FAFSA.

Direct Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loan

Direct Parent PLUS Loan

Perkins Loan

  • Accept the Loan: at home.apu.edu
  • New borrowers must also complete:
  • Reminder: Not everyone is eligible. The Perkins Loan is awarded to those with significant financial need, until the budget runs out.

Alternative/Private Loan

  • Recommendation: Before applying for an Alternative Loan, we strongly encourage you to first apply for the loans listed above. Federal loans typically offer a better interest rate and repayment/cancellation terms.
  • Learn more about an Alternative Loan.