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Summer Graduate PLUS Request

Summer Graduate PLUS Loans
GSAS, GSS, GRE, LAW and GED (includes TFA & USP)

Based upon the borrower's credit worthiness, a student may borrow up to their cost of attendance minus all other aid in a Graduate PLUS Loan. Click here for details on the credit criteria needed to get approved. The loan carries a 6.41% interest rate and a 4.288% origination fee.


Steps for students to obtain a 2014 Summer Graduate PLUS Loan:  

If you meet both of the criteria below you should skip to step 4. If not, please begin at step 1.

  • I have already received a Graduate PLUS Loan at Fordham during the 2013-14 academic year and there was no endorser for my loan.
  • I have NOT had a credit denial for a Graduate PLUS Loan during the 2013-14 academic year.

Step 1 : Secure a Graduate PLUS Credit Decision

  • Go to and sign in using your Federal Student Aid PIN (from
  • Click on the "Request PLUS Loan" link under the "PLUS Loan Process" heading.
  • Select "Graduate PLUS" as your loan type and complete credit check.
  • Do NOT click the option to borrow the maximum loan amount for which you are eligible. 
  • You will be notified instantly of the credit decision. 

Step 2:  Complete Your Master Promissory Note (MPN) If You Are Approved

  • Students who did NOT borrow a Graduate PLUS at Fordham during the 2010-2011 academic year must complete a new MPN.
  • Go to and click the "Complete MPN" link and choose the "Graduate PLUS" option and you will be guided through the process.

Step 3:    Complete a Graduate PLUS Entrance Counseling Session

  • Students who have NOT borrowed a Graduate PLUS at Fordham must complete a Graduate PLUS entrance counseling session
  • Go to and click the "Complete Entrance Counseling" link.

Step 4: Complete & Submit the Form Below:

Loan Period Enter # Credits Here:
Sessions I & II
Session I only
Session II only
Session I
Session II
Are you eligible for tuition remission? Yes No
Are you eligible for Full or Half tuition remission? Full Half

  I am involved in degree requirements, dissertation, or field work,
  and am going to complete a Matriculated Student Status Certification:
Yes No

Graduate Education students only:
  Are you in the Intern Fellowship Program, TFA or USP Program?
Yes No

You may borrow up to your full cost of attendance, minus any other financial aid you receive.
Graduate PLUS Loan
Amount Requested:
  $   .00
Anticipated Graduation
Month, Year:
School of Enrollment
First Name:
Middle Initial
Last Name
Fordham ID #: A - -



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