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How long do student loan repayments last?
The above averages are well within the terms of repayment plans, which range from 10 to 30 years. Below is the list of options for students, sourced from the website of the Federal Student Aid.
How do I repay my federal student loans?
If you have federal student loans, there are several repayment plans that may be available to you. Contact your servicer to discuss repayment plans and learn more about how to apply and enroll in a different repayment plan. This is the standard repayment schedule, unless you arrange for a different schedule with your servicer.
What is a standard repayment plan for a student loan?
A standard repayment plan gives borrowers up to 10 years to repay the loan. The exact monthly payment amount will vary depending on the total loan amount, but each payment will be a minimum of $50. As a good rule of thumb, the monthly payment will be about 1% of the loan balance at repayment. Graduated repayment.
What are the different repayment terms for private student loans?
Repayment terms on private student loans vary much more than on federal student loans. It is common for private student loan holders to offer 10-year repayment terms, but some can offer repayment terms as short as 5 years and as long as 25 years.