What is the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)?

Answer: The National Student Loan Data System, or NSLDS, is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid.

NSLDS receives data from schools, the federal loan programs, and other U.S. Department of Education programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of your federal student loans and grants so you can access and inquire about them.

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