French Student Loans for the USA

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Did you know that over 63% of international students primarily covered their education with their own money, or with the support of their parents? This is important for French students as they are one of the top 20 senders of students to the US, and the average out of state tuition is $21,706 per year.

Last year, there were 8,302 French students studying in the USA and for many there were few places to look for financial aid. If you are a French student in the US, once you have maximized your school’s financial aid and sought out external awards, there still may be a gap. International student loans are available for French students studying in the USA, and it is a good way to borrow money to cover your expenses.

Why International Student Loans?

  • Find which loan options are available at your school
  • Side-by-side comparison of loan terms and conditions
  • Select your loan, and apply right online
  • Find out within weeks whether you’ve been approved

Use our comparison tool to begin the process and find the loans that work for you with no obligation. Once you’ve found your student loan, you can apply up to the total cost of your school, as determined by your institution, minus any other aid received. Total cost of attendance includes room and board and other living expenses. French students are required to have a US citizen or permanent resident as a co-signer to apply for this loan.

Co-signer Required for All Applicants

The co-signer must be a US citizen or permanent resident, with good credit, income history and who has lived in the USA for the past 2 years.

If you are a French student interested in a US student loan, check out our Compare Student Loan tool that will match you with a list of lenders that will work for your school. You can compare basic terms and choose the loan that's right for you. Then, apply right online and get initial approval within weeks!

About International Student Loan

International Student Loan has been providing loans to French students since 1998. As a NAFSA Global Partner, and with an A+ Reliability Rating from the Better Business Bureau, International Student Loan is the best destination for French students to fund their US education.

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Use this comparison tool to find the right international student loan, study abroad loan, or foreign-enrolled loan for you.

France Student Info

Conversion:
$1 USD = Euros0.18 €
Number of French Students Studying in the USA:
2010: 7,716
2011: 8,098
2012: 8,232
2013: 8,297
Rank of Origin:
#16

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Are you a US student planning to study in France? If so, check out our list of approved schools in France to see if you are eligible for a study abroad or foreign enrolled loan.