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Dependent Students
Independent Students
Academic Year
Subsidized Only
Subsidized and
Unsubsidized Combined
Subsidized Only
Subsidized
and
Unsubsidized Combined
Annual Limits
       
Year 1 $3,500 $5,500 $3,500 $9,500
Year 2 $4,500 $6,500 $4,500 $10,500
Years 3 & 4 $5,500 $7,500 $5,500 $12,500
Teacher Credential $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $12,500
Graduate/Professional N/A N/A $8,500 $20,500
Aggregate Limits        
Dependent $23,000 $31,000 N/A N/A
Independent N/A N/A $23,000 $57,500
Graduate/Professional N/A N/A $65,500 $138,500

Post-Baccalaureate Unclassified $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $12,500

For financial aid purposes, you must have earned a minimum of 30 units to be considered a sophomore; 60 units to be considered a junior; 90 units to be considered a senior. Your loan will be processed at the grade level assigned by the office of Admissions and Records.

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