Student Financial Services

Loans for Disadvantage Students

The Loans for Disadvantages Students (LDS) Programs is designed to provide low-interest rate loans to disadvantaged students enrolled in school for medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry or veterinary medicine. A disadvantage student is one coming from under privileged background that prohibits a student from obtaining the knowledge, skills and school or a student whose family annual income is below the low-income level for their family size. (Family income level are published in the Federal Register.