Definitions for "FFEL"
Federal Family Education Loan. A loan program authorized by the federal government. FFEL loans will come from a bank, credit union, or other lender that participates in the program. Generally known as Stafford Loans (for students) and PLUS Loans (for parents).
Acronym for Federal Family Education Loan
Federal Family Education Loan. Loans that are part of FFEL include Federal Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized), PLUS, and loans made under the predecessor Guaranteed Student Loan Program.