Financial Aid


Student loans, unlike grants and work-study, are borrowed money that must be repaid, with interest. Before considering private loan options, you should apply for federal, state and institutional financial aid, including federal student loans.

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Private (Non-federal) Loans

Private or alternative loans are general issued by a bank, school or other lending institutions. 

Manage Your Student Loan

The above video about managing your student loan was provided by Federal Student Aid, Office of the U.S. Department of Education.

Find out more information on how to manage your student loans (link to Federal Student Aid).