un·​sub·​si·​dized ˌən-ˈsəb-sə-ˌdīzd How to pronounce unsubsidized (audio)
: not aided or promoted with public money : not subsidized
unsubsidized housing

Examples of unsubsidized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1992, despite an earlier Senate report finding the student loan program riddled with waste, fraud, and abuse, Congress reauthorized HEA, making new, unsubsidized student loans available to any student regardless of financial need. Brian Curcio, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 These plans can cost up to 70% less than unsubsidized options on the Obamacare exchanges. Sally C. Pipes, The Mercury News, 26 Mar. 2024 The unsubsidized cost of wind power has dropped 66% since 2009, while the cost of unsubsidized solar has fallen 84%, according to an annual analysis by Lazard, a financial advisory firm that publishes annual estimates of the total cost of producing electricity. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2024 Graduate and professional students are generally eligible for direct unsubsidized loans, as well as grad PLUS loans, to pay for what other aid does not. The New York Times, New York Times, 12 Jan. 2024 That can be hard to believe, since a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found that unsubsidized plan premiums will rise by an average of 5% for 2024 for the benchmark second-lowest tier silver plans. Liz Seegert, Fortune Well, 27 Nov. 2023 For undergraduate dependent students, federal Direct subsidized and unsubsidized loans are capped at $5,500 to $7,500 annually, depending on your year in school. Rebecca Safier, wsj.com, 14 Oct. 2023 Meanwhile, families of four with unsubsidized health care paid an average of $16,776 in annual premiums and had a yearly deductible of $8,440, according to eHealth's August 2021 ACA Index Report on Unsubsidized Customers. Madison Medeiros, Parents, 23 Oct. 2023 By contrast, the current interest rates on a Direct subsidized and unsubsidized loan are 5.50% for undergraduates and 7.05% for graduate students. Rebecca Safier, wsj.com, 14 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1756, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsubsidized was in 1756

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“Unsubsidized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsubsidized. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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