You can manage your student loan debt. We can help.

The average graduate has $28,100 in student loan debt that will cost $39,242 between now and 2032. Click through the repayment options to see how they will affect your monthly payment and total loan cost. Remember you can: (1) Upload your actual data from NSLDS or manually enter your actual loan amounts, (2) view all eligible repayment options (3) apply for changes to your repayment options with your servicer and (4) sign up for our rewards program, SmarterBucks, to earn rewards that are contributed as extra payments toward your student loan debt.

 

Graduated repayment

Monthly payment $225
Payment difference $96 less
Payoff year 2032
Total cost $41,408
Created for borrowers that want to start out with low monthly payments that increase every two years over the 10-year life of the loan, this payment plan best serves those on a career track, who have reliable & increasing incomes. Learn more
  • Federal loans
  • Private loans
  • Perkins loan

Pay your loans back even faster with extra monthly payments – now even faster with SmarterBucks®. Get started

Summary Monthly payment Payment difference Pay-off year Total cost Cost difference
Standard repayment $322 2032 $39,242
Consolidate your federal loans $218 $103 less 2037 $51,711 $12,469 more
Graduated repayment $225 $96 less 2032 $41,408 $2,166 more
Extended repayment Extended repayment is only available for borrowers with more than $30,000 in federal loans.
Income-based repayment Income-based repayment is different for everyone: Get your estimate
Postponed repayment See if you're eligible: Get started
Make an extra payment ($20/month)SmarterBucks® can help you make extra payments. Learn more. $342 $20 more 2027 $38,559 $683 less


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