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Cost and Financial Aid

PLUS Application Process

Parents who are interested in borrowing a Direct PLUS Loan may complete the Direct PLUS Request Process at Parent borrowers are able to do the following:

  • Complete a Direct PLUS Loan application
  • Receive an instant credit decision
  • Appeal the credit check decision during the application process
  • Complete the Federal Direct PLUS Master Promissory Note (MPN) (new borrowers only)
  • Have an endorser co-sign the application

We strongly recommend that you complete the PLUS application process online at, as this will significantly speed-up processing of your loan. In the event that you do not wish to complete the process at, you may print Monmouth University’s paper request form. The printed form must be returned to the Financial Aid Office. New borrowers must also complete an MPN at or request a paper MPN from the Financial Aid Office. Borrowers should be aware that their loan will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) and will be accessible by authorized agencies, lenders, and institutions.