The GS Office of Educational Financing administers both federal education loans—which include Federal Direct and Parent PLUS loans—and private education loans.

A general overview of Federal and private loans is available on the Student Financial Services website.

The Columbia University FAFSA school code is 002707.

For a private education loan, the GS code is 002707-05.

As of October 1, 2017, per federal regulations the Federal Perkins Loan program has been discontinued and is no longer available.