Private Loans

Private Loans are credit-based consumer loans that can be used for education-related purposes and require no collateral. Many students qualify on their own, but we do recommend that you apply with a creditworthy cosigner who has excellent credit, when seeking a private student loan. If you are an International student,you are required to apply with an American citizen or green card holder endorser to be considered for a private student loan.

Before applying, please email the Office of Student Financing at to determine your maximum loan amount for the academic year.

Below are several lenders that our students have used in the past. Of course, you may select any lender you chose by going directly to their website and applying. We do recommend that you research the various private-loan options to ensure that your selection best suits your needs.


Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan

SunTrust Custom Choice

FASTChoice Private Loan Lender list

If you would like to consolidate your private loans to lock in a fixed interest rate, this might be the option for you. Private Student Loan Consolidation



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