Alternative loans are private loans for students (and their parents) who are not eligible
for other types of financial aid or who need additional funds to meet educational
(1) Most alternative loans require a credit check.
(2) Being denied for a loan can negatively affect your credit score.
(3) Your chances of approval are greatly enhanced with a co-borrower.
Alternative Loan Sources:**
Charter One Refinance Loan (888) 333-0179
Discover Student Loans Certified Private Loan: (877) 728-3030
First South/SallieMae Smart Option Student Loan: (800) 872-3728
PNC Solution Loan: (800) 762-1001
Regions: (800) 858-7822
Smart Option Student Loan (SallieMae): (800) 695-3317
SunTrust Custom Choice Private Loan: (866) 232-3889
Wells Fargo Graduate Loans: (877) 451-5039
Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan: (877) 451-5039
Alternate Loan Sources for Bar Study and/or Bar Exam Loans (LAW):**
Private Loan Consolidation:Wells Fargo (877) 451-5039
Citizens One (888) 333-0179
**NOTE: Our office does not endorse any particular program. This information is provided for your convenience only and is subject to change without notice. You should request current information directly from the lender or company offering the program.