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## What is the maximum fafsa loan amount?

**$57,500 for undergraduates**-No more than $23,000 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. $138,500 for graduate or professional students-No more than $65,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans.

## Can you max out on student loans?

The maximum amount you can borrow depends on factors including whether they’re federal or private loans and your year in school. Undergraduates can borrow up to $12,500 annually and $57,500 total in federal student loans. **Graduate students can borrow up to $20,500 annually and $138,500 total**.

## What is the average student loan debt in 2020?

Report Highlights. The average student loan debt, currently **$37,693**, did not grow as much in value 2020 as it has in previous years. Private student loan debt grew at a much faster rate than federal debt.

## Can you max out your financial aid?

But you can only borrow so much, since the federal government has a **maximum student loan amount of $31,000 for dependent undergraduate students** and $138,500 for graduate students. Here’s what to know about federal student aid limits and what to do if you hit that ceiling.

## What is the lifetime student loan limit?

Federal Student Loan Lifetime Limits

Year In School | Dependent Students* | Independent Students** |
---|---|---|

Lifetime limit | $31,000—no more than $23,000 can be subsidized |
$57,000 for undergraduates—no more than $23,000 can be subsidized $138,500 for graduate and professional students—no more than $65,500 can be subsidized |

## What is the income limit for fafsa 2021?

For the 2020-2021 cycle, if you’re a dependent student and your family has a combined income of **$26,000 or less**, your expected contribution to college costs would automatically be zero. The same goes if you (as an independent student) and your spouse earn no more than $26,000 annually.

## What is the maximum federal unsubsidized loan?

The maximum amount you can borrow each academic year in Direct Unsubsidized Loans ranges from **$5,500 to $12,500 for undergraduates**, depending on your year in school and your dependency status. Direct Unsubsidized Loans have an annual limit of $20,500 for graduate or professional students.

## How much federal aid can a student get?

The maximum Federal Pell Grant Award (which is the main grant for college undergraduates through the FAFSA®) for the 2020-21 award year is **$6,345**. Schools may offer less than the full amount depending on the student’s need or academic load.

## How much are student loans on average?

1 in 4 Americans have student loan debt: An est. 44.7 Million people. Average student loan debt amount = **$37,172**. Average student loan payment = $393/month.