Every student’s financial aid package is different, but packages may include a combination of scholarship awards, savings, and student loans. When determining your scholarship award, we assume you will take out a loan. Last year, the average student graduated with loans of approximately $80,000.

To better understand how HBS graduates manage and repay their student debt, we interviewed several alumni about their loan repayment journeys. Read the Student Loan Blog Series.

All students receive detailed information about applying for loans once they are admitted to HBS.

If this is your first time taking out a student loan, or you would like to better understand your loan options, please take time to review the following.