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What is the interest rate on an unsubsidized loan?

Unsubsidized loans have the same variable interest rate as subsidized loans. Your rate of interest will never exceed 8.25%. The actual interest rate for your loan is adjusted each year on July 1 and is calculated according to a federal formula. You will be notified as the interest rate changes throughout the life of the loan.

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Am I charged interest on this loan while going to school?

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