Private Alternative Loans

What is a private (alternative) loan?

Private educational loans are available from private lenders for students whose cost of attendance has not been met with other financial aid. 

To help you begin your research, we are providing you with a neutral-platform list of lenders called ElmSelect that can assist you in your search for a lender. These tools are provided as a starting point for your research, not as a recommendation or endorsement. 

To access ElmSelect, please choose from one of the options below:

ElmSelect Private Loan Options for Undergraduate Student Borrowers

ElmSelect Private Loan Options for Graduate Student Borrowers

ElmSelect Private Loan Options for Parent Borrowers

Private Lender Code of Conduct Policy

Private Lender Policy