What are the graduate student loan interest rates?
Graduate Stafford loans - Interest Rates
The interest rate on a new Graduate Stafford loan is fixed at 3.86%.
Graduate Private loans - Interest Rates
Graduate private loans offer variable interest rates based on a published index such as LIBOR (London Inter Bank Offering Rate) or the Wall Street Journal Prime Rate, plus a margin of additional interest based on your credit, averaging from -0.5% to 5% or more, depending on the lender, loan terms, and other factors. Because private student loans are credit-based, there is no way to publish an exact interest rate.
Graduate PLUS loans - Interest Rates
The interest rate on a new Graduate PLUS loan is fixed at 6.41%.
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