Parent PLUS Loan

Parents of dependent students (as determined during the application process) may wish to take out a Federal Parent Direct PLUS Loan to help pay for college.

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About the Federal Parent PLUS Loan Program

  • Students must still complete the full Application Process, including completion of the FAFSA.
  • The U.S. Department of Education is the lender.
  • Your credit history determines your eligibility.
  • If denied a PLUS loan, your student may qualify for additional loan funds.
  • The maximum loan amount is the Bellevue College cost of attendance minus any other financial aid your student receives.