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Harkins Hall, Room 403
One Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918
Phone: (401) 865-2286
Fax: (401) 865-1186
finaid@providence.edu

 

Suggested Lender List 

2015-2016

 
 
 

Citizens Bank Student Loan for Undergraduate Students

 

Interest Rate Type

Fixed and Variable

Interest Rates

http://www.citizensbank.com/trufitstudentloan/default.aspx

Fees

$0

Meet Academic Progress

Not required
Minimum Enrollment
At least half-time
Past Due Balance Use

Yes

Graduate Students Eligible

No

Certificate Students Eligible
No
Non-Degree Students Eligible
No
International Students Eligible

Yes; U.S. or permanent resident co-signer required

Lender Website

https://www.citizensstudentloans.com

Loan Application

http://www.citizensbank.com/student-loans

 
RISLA Student Loan

RISLA Parent Loan

Interest Rate Type
Fixed
Fixed
Interest Rates

www.risla.com/compare

Fees

$0 or 4%*

*Added to principle loan amount; can be waived if student takes RISLA's financial literacy course.

$0
Meet Academic Progress
Not Required
Not Required
Minimum Enrollment
Less than half-time
Less than half-time
Past Due Balance Use
No
No
Graduate Students Eligible
Yes
Yes
Certificate Students Eligible
Yes
Yes
Non-Degree Students Eligible
Yes
Yes
International Students Eligible
Yes; U.S. or permanent resident co-signer required
Yes; U.S. or permanent resident co-signer required
Lender Website

http://www.risla.com/

Loan Application

www.risla.com/loans

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Sallie Mae Smart Option Loan

 

Interest Rate Type

Fixed and Variable

Interest Rates

https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/smart-option-student-loan/

Click on ‘Rates & Terms’ Tab

Fees

$0

Meet Academic Progress

Not required

Minimum Enrollment

Less than half-time
Past Due Balance Use

Yes

Graduate Students Eligible

Yes

Certificate Students Eligible

Yes

Non-Degree Students Eligible

Yes
International Students Eligible

Yes; U.S. or permanent resident co-signer required

Lender Website

https://www.salliemae.com/

Loan Application

https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/smart-option-student-loan/

 

Custom Choice Loan

 

Interest Rate Type

Fixed and Variable

Interest Rates

http://www.suntrusteducation.com/PrivateLoans/CustomChoiceLoan/index.html

Click on ‘Product details, rates & benefits’ Tab

Fees

$0

Meet Academic Progress

Not required
Minimum Enrollment
At least half-time
Past Due Balance Use

Yes

Graduate Students Eligible

Yes

Certificate Students Eligible
No
Non-Degree Students Eligible
No
International Students Eligible

No

Lender Website

http://www.suntrusteducation.com/

 

Loan Application

http://www.suntrusteducation.com/PrivateLoans/CustomChoiceLoan/index.html


 

U-Fi Undergraduate

 

Interest Rate Type

Fixed and Variable

Interest Rates

http://u-fi.com/studentloans/disclaimers

 

Fees

$0

Meet Academic Progress

Required
Minimum Enrollment
At least half-time
Past Due Balance Use

Yes

Graduate Students Eligible

No

Certificate Students Eligible
Yes
Non-Degree Students Eligible
Yes
International Students Eligible

Yes; U.S. co-signer required

Lender Website

http://u-fi.com

Loan Application

http://u-fi.com/studentloans

 

 
U-Fi Graduate

U-Fi MBA

Interest Rate Type
Fixed and Variable
Interest Rates

http://u-fi.com/studentloans/disclaimers

Fees
$0
Meet Academic Progress
Required
 
Minimum Enrollment
At least half-time
 
Past Due Balance Use
Yes
Graduate Students Eligible
Yes
 
Certificate Students Eligible
No
 
Non-Degree Students Eligible
Yes
International Students Eligible
Yes, with U.S. cosigner
Lender Website

http://u-fi.com

Loan Application

http://u-fi.com/studentloans

 

 

Union Federal Private Student Loan

 

Interest Rate Type

Fixed and Variable

Interest Rates

http://www.suntrusteducation.com/compare

 

Fees

$0

Meet Academic Progress

Not required
Minimum Enrollment
At least half-time
Past Due Balance Use

Yes

Graduate Students Eligible

Yes

Certificate Students Eligible
No
Non-Degree Students Eligible
No
International Students Eligible

Yes; U.S. co-signer required

Lender Website

https://www.unionfederalstudentloans.com

Loan Application

https://www.unionfederalstudentloans.com

 

 

 
Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan

Wells Fargo Graduate Loan

Interest Rate Type
Fixed and Variable
Interest Rates

https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/collegiate-loans/

Click on ‘Interest Rates & Features’ Tab

https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/graduate-loans/private/

 Click on ‘Interest Rates & Features’ Tab
Fees
$0
Meet Academic Progress
Not Required
Required
Minimum Enrollment
Less than half-time
 
Past Due Balance Use
Yes
Graduate Students Eligible
No
Yes
Certificate Students Eligible
Yes
Yes
Non-Degree Students Eligible
Yes
International Students Eligible
Yes, with U.S. cosigner
Lender Website

www.wellsfargo.com/student

Loan Application

www.wellsfargo.com/collegeready

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Wells Fargo Student Loan for Parents

 

Interest Rate Type

Fixed and Variable

Interest Rates

https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/parent-sponsor-loans/private-student/

Click on ‘Interest Rates & Features’ Tab

Fees

$0

Meet Academic Progress

Not required
Minimum Enrollment
Less than half-time
Past Due Balance Use

Yes

Graduate Students Eligible

Yes

Certificate Students Eligible
Yes
Non-Degree Students Eligible
No
International Students Eligible

Borrower must be a U.S. Citizen

Lender Website

www.wellsfargo.com/student

Loan Application

www.wellsfargo.com/collegeready

Disclaimer:  All lenders are listed in alphabetical order.  Also, rates and conditions are subject to change.  The College will update this page as soon as we are made aware of the change(s) by the lender.  Please check with the lender prior to making a loan application to confirm rates and conditions. 

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