Loan Options

Entrance and Exit Counseling

Repaying Your Loans


Loan Repayment Options

Repayment/Forgiveness and Scholarships Programs

National Health Service Corps NHSC Loan Repayment Program

Indian Health Service HIS Loan Repayment Program

Armed Services Loan Repayment Program

Income Based Loan Repayment/Public Service

Non-Need Based Assistance     

Emergency Loan

The Francis and Elizabeth Swett Loan Fund

A limited number of emergency loans are available in small amounts to any enrolled Duke medical student for a short period of time.

Please contact the Financial Aid Office for additional information.


Residency Relocation and Interviewing Loans

Fourth year students may consider this loan to help pay for interviewing cost and relocation after graduation. These are private loans with a variable interest rate. Repayment is usually not required during residency.
Application for these loans are located on the specific lenders website. A list of lenders currently offering the Residency/Interview Loans are:

  • Discover
  • PNC Bank
  • Wells Fargo

NSLDS  National Student Loan Data System

AAMC  Medloans Organizer and Calculator (requires sign in so you can save your personal data)

AAMC  Debt Management Resources for Residents