French Student Loans for the USA
Frequently Asked Questions
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. In most cases
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 Most 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 do not have a cosigner see if you're eligible for
a no cosigner loan.
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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