Explore federal loans and compare to ensure you understand the terms and features. Sallie Mae Medical School Loans that have variable rates can go up over the life of the loan. Federal student loans are required by law to provide a range of flexible repayment options, including, but not limited to, income-based repayment and income-contingent repayment plans, and loan forgiveness and deferment benefits, which other student loans are not required to provide. Federal loans generally have origination fees, but are available to students regardless of income.
This information was gathered on 11/12/19 from https://students-residents.aamc.org/financial-aid/article/the-cost-of-applying-to-medical-school/.
This information was gathered on 11/12/19 from https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/NHSC/scholarships/nhsc-scholarship-application-program-guidance.pdf.
This information was gathered on 11/12/19 from https://www.goarmy.com/amedd/education/hpsp.html, https://www.navy.com/what-to-expect/education-opportunities/college-options-and-scholarships, and https://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/Media-Center/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/425437/hpsp-fact-sheet/.
This information was gathered on 11/12/19 from https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
This information was gathered on 11/12/19 from https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loansscholarships/schoolbasedloans.
This repayment example is based on a typical Medical School Loan made to a first-year graduate medical borrower who chooses a fixed rate and the Fixed Repayment Option for a $10,000 loan, with two disbursements, and a 8.54% fixed APR. It works out to 81 payments of $25.00, 239 payments of $129.14 and one payment of $25.17, for a Total Loan Cost of $32,914.63.
To apply for this deferment, customers and an official from the internship, clerkship, fellowship, or residency program must complete and submit a deferment form to us for consideration. If approved, the loan will revert back to the same repayment option that applied during the in-school period for up to 12 months. Customers can apply for and receive a maximum of four 12-month deferment periods. Interest is charged during the deferment period and Unpaid Interest may be added to the Current Principal at the end of each deferment period, which will increase the Total Loan Cost.
Interest is charged starting at disbursement, during school and the separation/grace period, and until the loan is paid in full. With the Fixed and Deferred Repayment Options, the interest rate is higher than with the Interest Repayment Option and Unpaid Interest is added to the loan’s Current Principal at the end of the grace/separation period. Payments may be required during the grace/separation period depending on the repayment option selected. Variable rates may increase over the life of the loan.
Savings based on a typical loan to a first-year graduate student.
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Information advertised valid as of 5/26/2020.
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