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.
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.
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!
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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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.