The Federal Student Aid website published by an office of the U.S. Department of Education, contains information about student loans and the answers to many common questions. The site address is StudentAid.ed.gov. Borrowers can contact other lending institutions for private loans not affiliated with the federal student loan program.
The Federal Student Aid website provides information for students in every stage of the loan process, from researching what types of aid and loans students qualify for to how to apply and manage loans once the borrower accepts them. The website also provides details on how to repay student loans, including information on interest rates, who to pay and what to do when borrowers cannot afford their monthly student loan payments. The FinAid website provides information on choosing and consolidating private student loans.