International Student Loan Information
Student loans are available to students planning to study overseas. If you are an international student planning to go abroad for a semester or a degree program, we’ve got you covered.
Students can apply for a loan up to the total cost of your education minus any other financial aid you’ve received. Student loans cover tuition, books, room and board, transportation, health insurance, and more!
If you are a foreign student or parent, or if you work as a student or financial aid advisor, learn more by reading through the student loan information contained here to get more information on each product so that you can find the student loan that works for your situation.
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Financial Aid for Non-US citizens studying at select schools in the US
If you're an international student in the US and you do not have anyone that can act as your cosigner, you will want to consider the option of a no-cosigner loan. Students attending select colleges and universities are able to apply for a loan without the need for a cosigner.
Financial Aid for international students at select schools in Canada
If you're an international student in Canada (including US citizens) and you require a loan to cover educational costs you may be eligible to apply. Students attending select colleges and universities in Canada are able to apply for a loan without a cosigner using our comparison tool.
Financial Aid for US citizens studying abroad through a US school
If you are a US student enrolled at an approved school in the United States and planning to study abroad, study abroad loans can help finance your studies overseas. In our resource section, you will learn more about eligibility, the application process, disbursement, repayment, etc. To be eligible, students must receive credit for the study abroad program at the home college or university in the United States.
Financial Aid for US citizens enrolled directly at a foreign school
Do you plan to enroll directly at an approved foreign school as a US citizen or permanent resident? If so, then you may be eligible to apply for a foreign enrolled loan that can cover up to the total cost of your education, minus any other aid received. There are hundreds of approved schools around the world, including medical, dental, law and business schools. Learn how you can get a foreign enrolled loan no matter where your studies take you.
Information for US citizens applying for federal loans
US students that need a student loan should complete the FAFSA and apply for Stafford Loans, in addition to applying for a foreign enrolled loan or study abroad loan . Your school will maximize your federal loans before certifying your private student loan, saving you money in the long run. If you are a US student planning to study abroad or become a foreign enrolled student, learn more about federal student Stafford loans to help you through the process.
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