Students pursuing teacher certification are considered undergraduate students for the purposes of determining Direct Loan eligibility. Students pursuing teacher certification must be enrolled in at least 6 credits per semester in order to be eligible for Direct Loans up to $5,500/subsidized and $7,000/unsubsidized annually, with the subsidized portion being based on a student's need.
For more information on how to apply for Direct Subsized and Unsubsidized Loans visit our undergraduate Direct loan page.
Teacher Certification Students are also able to borrow alternative loans. For more information, please visit our undergraduate alternative loan page.
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