About Grad Degree Gauge

ISL Education Lending provides this interactive resource to help students make informed decisions about their borrowing limits and their ability to successfully repay new student loan debt taken to achieve a graduate degree.

Grad Degree Gauge

Gauge appropriate borrowing levels, potential income and job availability to determine if a graduate degree will help you achieve your personal and career goals.

The ability to pay for a graduate degree without experiencing financial hardship depends on a variety of factors, including:

  • Your current and potential annual salary.
  • Previous and future borrowing to pay for your education.
  • Opportunities in a career associated with your intended graduate degree.
Watch the video about important considerations when pursuing a graduate degree, and then enter your information on the following screen.