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Alternative Loans - Parents

Alternative or private loans are loans borrowed from an outside lender, such as a bank. Alternative loans are one way to assist with educational costs not covered by federal and state grant and loan programs.

Please note alternative loans have varying terms and conditions. Also note all loans must be repaid; it is recommended you only borrow the amount you need.

Alternative Loan Lenders for Students

Alternative Loan Lenders for Parents

Parent PLUS loans vs. Alternative Loans