Alternative Loan Information

This is a historical list of private educational loan providers who have been used by UNL students in the past 3 years. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln does not endorse a specific loan and you are not limited to borrowing from only the lenders on this list. All information is believed to be accurate at the time of publication, you should contact lenders directly for the most current and complete information before making a decision to borrow.

In order to receive loan funds by the beginning of the term, please have certification requests to us by the priority date:

  • 2017-2018 Academic Year - June 15, 2017
  • Fall 2017 Semester Only - June 15, 2017
  • Spring 2018 Semester Only - November 15, 2017

Undergraduate Students

If you are a full-time student in good standing, please click on the button below for a full list of lender options.

Loan Options

Graduate Students

If you are a full-time student in good standing, please click on the button below for a full list of lender options.

Loan Options

Parent Borrowers

If you are a parent seeking a loan for your child, please click on the button below for a full list of lender options.

Loan Options

Prior Balance

If you owe a prior balance at UNL but are not currently enrolled, please click on the button below for a full list of lender options.

Loan Options

Not Meeting SAP

If you are not mettting UNL's Satisfactory Academic Progress policy, please click on the button below for a full list of lender options.

Loan Options

Less Than Half-Time

If you are enrolled for less than half-time credits at UNL, please click on the button below for a full list of lender options.

Loan Options

Important Things to Consider:

    • What is a realistic projection of your starting salary and future earnings potential?
    • What other loans or obligations do you already have or are likely to take on in the near future? How much of your future income is already committed to repaying these obligations?
    • What are your lifestyle needs after graduation? Think about how much of your projected income will be needed to support your lifestyle.
    • After considering your lifestyle needs and current obligations, can you afford to borrow from an alternative loan program?
    • Can you make any changes to your lifestyle needs and current obligations to free up additional funds for loan repayment? Think about debt management strategies that might help you better manage your resources.
    • Review repayment options. Is loan consolidation a possible solution?
    • Federal regulations regarding private education loans effective February 14, 2010 require additional documentation.
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