Federal Direct Consolidation Loans
Federal Direct Consolidation Loans are run by the US
Department of Education and provide a means to combine
multiple Federal loans into one.
You can apply online for the Federal Direct Program by
visiting the website at https://loanconsolidation.ed.gov/appentry/appindex.html.
State Student Consolidation Loans
Several states offer consolidation loans as part of their
education loan programs. Check with your state to see if they
have a loan consolidation program.
Private Student Consolidation Loans
Private loans can not be consolidated under the Federal Direct
Plan. If you can't qualify for the federal and state student
loan consolidation programs because you have private loans,
there are many lenders who make private consolidation loans
available to students. Check with your own lenders first to
see if they have a consolidation program.
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