More Brazilian students are studying in the USA this year due to the strategic partnership between Brazil and the USA. In 2014, there were 886,052 international students studying in the USA, of those 13,286 were from Brazil. This is a jump of 22.2% over last year. As more Brazilian students study in the US, they will need to be aware of the cost of a US education, and plan accordingly.
A good portion of Brazilian students are part of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate scholarship program which provides students with financial assistance primarily in the STEM fields. In some cases these students, along with other Brazilian students who are not covered under this scholarship fund, have to look elsewhere to find funding help.
These students turn to scholarships, grants and fellowship, but may find that they still need more money to pay their bills. International students loans have helped Brazilian students borrow money to fund up to the total cost of their education with no collateral requirement and flexible terms.
If you are a student from Brazil looking for a US loan, you can compare lenders using our Compare Student Loan tool in three steps:
Apply right online and get initial approval within weeks! We have been a leader in providing loans for international students from Brazil since 1998, and thousands of Brazilian students have applied for loans through our programs.
If a co-signer is required they 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 do not have a cosigner please use the comparison tool to see if there's a no cosigner loan available at your school.
Brazilian students can apply for up to their school's total cost of attendance, as determined by the school, minus any other aid received. Total cost of attendance includes room and board and other living expenses. In most cases Brazilian students are required to have a US citizen or permanent resident as a co-signer to apply for this loan. International student loans typically offer:
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