This repayment plan saves you money over time because your monthly payments may be slightly higher than payments made under other plans, but you’ll pay off your loan in the shortest time. For this reason, you will pay the least amount of interest over the life of your loan.
Eligible Federal Loans
The following loans from the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program and the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program are eligible for the Standard Repayment Plan:
- Direct Subsidized Loans
- Direct Unsubsidized Loans
- Direct PLUS Loans
- Direct Consolidation Loans
- Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans
- Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans
- FFEL PLUS Loans
- FFEL Consolidation Loans
Under this plan, your monthly payments are
- a fixed amount of at least $50 each month and
- made for up to 10 years.
Calculate your estimated loan payments under this plan!
Note that no new loans have been made under the FFEL Program since July 1, 2010.