Please note: the following types of students should speak to their financial aid counselor first before pursuing alternative loans so that your counselor can provide you with the best information regarding your borrower options:
Alternative educational loans are offered by banks and educational lenders as a supplement to federal student loans. These loans may also be referred to as private educational loans, as they are not affiliated with the federal or state loan programs. Alternative student loans require a separate application directly with the private lender. Click here to read more on alternative loan options.