US Federal Government loans


US Federal Government loans can be used to pay for educational expenses such as tuition fees, living expenses and health insurance.

UQ is accredited by the United States Department of Education to administer various need-based loans to eligible US students and/or parents as part of the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.

The US Department of Education does not offer grants and scholarships to students studying at educational institutions outside the US.

Loans are the only available source of financial aid for studying at UQ. 

Who is eligible?

Loan types and limits

Cost of attendance

How to apply

Satisfactory academic progress for US Federal Aid recipients


For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office: 

UQ Financial Aid Office
Email: financialaid@uq.edu.au
Phone 1: +61 (7) 3346 0690
Phone 2: +61 (7) 3365 7927
Fax: +61 (7) 3365 1794

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