Health Professions Student Loan

The Health Professions Student Loan is a need-based loan available to graduate students in the Dental School and Veterinary School. This loan is funded by the federal government and administered by the University of Pennsylvania. Eligibility is based on your financial aid application.

How to Apply

To apply for this loan, complete the standard financial aid application for your academic program. Penn will notify you if you are eligible for a Health Professions Loan and share instructions on how to sign your loan note.  

Rates, Fees & Repayment

The interest rate is 5%, and interest is subsidized until you begin repayment, which begins 12 months after you complete your academic program.

Borrowing Limits

Borrowing limits will vary based on your school’s financial aid policies.