Loans

To learn more about the various types of loans, click on the corresponding links:

Federal Direct Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized) are loans made available by the federal government.

Claremont McKenna College Loans are funds from specific CMC donors and are used when necessary to supplement financial aid awards and also for students who do not qualify for other educational loan programs.

Alternative Student Loan Programs are loans from lenders to help families meet their contribution. Interest rates and fees vary, but are very competitive.

Federal Direct Parent Loans to Assist Undergraduate Students (PLUS) are loans for eligible parents. Parents may borrow on behalf of their dependent undergraduate student enrolled at least half-time at CMC.

Federal Direct Loans (unsubsidized) are loans made available by the federal government.

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS are loans for graduate student borrowers and their parents.

Alternative Student Loan Programs are loans from lenders to help families meet their contribution. Interest rates and fees vary, but are very competitive.