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Estimate Your Student Loan Payments

Estimate your student loan payment after you graduate, based on the amount of loan debt you have accumulated.

Please refer to Penn State Career Services' post-graduation statistics for information on the starting salaries of Penn State graduates, by campus and college of enrollment. Manageable loan payments usually range between 5 and 15 percent of post-graduation income.

Loan Debt Repayment Chart

Amount Borrowed Number of Payments Estimated Monthly Payments* Recommended Annual Salaries**

$ 5,000

120

$55.51

$8,326.50

$10,000

120

$111.02

$16,653.00

$15,000

120

$166.53

$24,979.35

$20,000

120

$222.04

$33,306.00

$25,000

120

$277.55

$41,632.50

$30,000

120

$333.06

$49,959.00

$35,000

120

$388.57

$58,285.50

$40,000

120

$444.08

$66,612.00

$45,000

120

$499.59

$74,938.50

$50,000

120

$555.10

$83,265.00

$55,000

120

$610.61

$91,591.50

$60,000

120

$666.12

$99,918.00

 

* Estimated monthly payments based on rate of 6 percent.

**Recommended annual salary based on 8 percent of income available for loan repayment.

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