Federal Perkins Loan

This loan is not available at this time

Federal Direct Loan

Direct Loans are borrowed funds you must repay with interest in which the lender is the U.S. Department of Education.  Direct Loans have low, federal interest rates which can be used toward paying a student’s educational costs. 

Federal PLUS Loan

A credit-based loan for parents of dependent undergraduate students or graduate students.

Private Education Loans

A credit-based consumer loan for the sole purpose of covering education costs. These types of loans tend to cost more than education loans offered by the federal government.

California Dream Loan Program

The California Dream Loan Program provides eligible AB540 students with the option to borrow loans to help cover the cost of attending a California State University.

Emergency Loan

The Emergency Loan Fund is available to assist students with unforeseen changes in circumstances, which temporarily affect cash flow or for students who experience a delay in the receipt of their financial aid funds.

Useful Links

A collection of outside links, including cost calculators, that will help you keep track of your loan debt and finances.

All staff members of the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department at California State University, Northridge adhere to The California State University Student Lending — Code of Conduct, which restricts activity that may lead to conflicts of interest.