Any combination of these funding options listed below can be used in addition to your Federal student aid or other resources.
Acceptable Forms of Payment
Credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) can be made online
Tuition Payment Plan
Federal Direct PLUS Loan (for parents of a dependent student)
Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan (for graduate students)
Private Education Loan
Tuition Payment Plan
Payment may begin in June, July, August or September, last payment in November.
Payments may begin in November, December, or January, last payment in April.
Details can be found on the Financial & Registration Services office webpage.
Federal Direct PLUS Loans for Undergraduate Students
The Federal Direct PLUS Loan is a low-interest loan designed as a long-term financing option to help pay for education beyond high school. See our PLUS Loan page for current interest rates and fees as well as instructions for applying.The Direct Parent PLUS Loan is available to creditworthy parents or stepparents to help pay for their dependent student’s education. Additional information about the PLUS Loan program can be found on Castleton’s financial aid website, parents apply online at studentaid.gov
Federal Direct PLUS Loans for Graduate Students
The Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan is a low-interest loan for creditworthy graduate students enrolled at least halftime. See our PLUS Loan page for current interest rates and fees as well as instructions for applying. Graduate students apply for the maximum amount of Federal Stafford Loans first. Additional information about the Graduate PLUS Loan program can be found on Castleton’s financial aid website, graduate students apply online at studentaid.gov.
Private Education Loans
Private education loans are consumer loans made to individuals to help pay for college. You should always use any federal loan eligibility available to you before borrowing a private education loan. Additional information about Private Student Loans can be found on Castleton’s financial aid website.