How do I check my direct loan status?

Log in to “Account Dashboard” or call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) to find out. Was this page helpful?

How do I check the status of my federal student loans?

Your FAFSA status can be found on the “My FAFSA” page, which displays immediately after you log in if you have already started or completed a FAFSA form. To check on the status of financial aid being disbursed to you or your account, check with the financial aid office at your college or career school.

How do I check my federal loan balance?

Checking Your Federal Student Loan Balances

  1. Head to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) The Department of Education runs the NSLDS. From here you can create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) or log in with your existing account.
  2. Contact Your School. Sometimes not all loans show up in the NSLDS.

Where do I find my student loan account number for IRS?

If you’ve received correspondence (email or letter) from your loan servicer, your student loan account number may be listed on those documents. You can also check your account online on your loan servicer’s website. Currently, this number won’t display on your dashboard.

How do I know if my direct plus loan was approved?

You have successfully submitted a Direct PLUS Loan request and your credit has been approved. You will receive a confirmation email shortly. The school you selected will be notified within the next 24 hours.

How long is a student loan account number?

Your student loan account number is a unique 10-digit number that is given to you by your student loan provider and is used for identifying your federal student loan. Students can use their student loan account number to look up their payments and see how much of their balance is left.

How many days of missed payments will federal loans default?

270 days
Federal direct loans enter default at 270 days past due. Once that happens, you’ll face a number of new consequences. The full unpaid balance of your loan, including any unpaid interest, becomes immediately due and you can no longer access protections such as income-driven repayment, deferment or forbearance.

How much do we owe in student loans?

Americans owe nearly $1.75 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among about 46 million borrowers. That’s about $440 billion more than the total U.S. auto loan debt….STUDENT LOAN DEBT STATISTICS BY LOAN PROGRAM.

Direct loans $1.38 trillion 37.0 million borrowers
FFEL loans $230.4 billion 10.2 million borrowers

How do you find out how much I owe on defaulted student loans?

Log in to All federal student loan borrowers have a My Federal Student Aid account they can access with their FSA ID. Sign in to your account, select a loan and look at its repayment status to see if it’s listed as in default.

How do I take out a federal direct student loan?

What’s the real cost of attending college? Beyond tuition and fees,add up all costs,like room and board if you live on campus,meal plans,books and supplies,transportation

  • Will you work while attending college? Getting a job can help offset the cost of college.
  • Will you live on- or off-campus?
  • Do you plan to apply for grants and scholarships?
  • How can I tell if my student loans are federal?

    Your school falsely certified you as eligible to receive loans even though you didn’t meet the requirements.

  • Your school signed your name on an application or promissory note without you knowing about it.
  • Someone took out a loan in your name (identity theft).
  • How do I check my student debt?

    customer reference number or email address

  • password
  • secret answer,for example your mother’s maiden name
  • What is the best federal student loan?

    Subsidized Direct Loans. These federal loans have a fixed interest rate and the government pays your interest while you’re in school.

  • Perkins Loans. Colleges lend students federal money to pay for school.
  • Unsubsidized Direct Loans.
  • Direct PLUS Loans.
  • Direct Consolidation Loans.
  • Private Loans.