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Alternative Loans

Private loans, also called alternative loans, are available to students and parents to help cover educational costs not covered by grants, scholarships, or educational loans.   

NOTE: Students and parents are strongly encouraged to pursue Federal Stafford and Federal Parent (PLUS) loans before exploring alternative loans.   These lower-cost federal loans may be available in place private education loans.   
Click here to apply for federal student loans or parent loans.

If you decide to pursue a private/alternative loan, your lender may request the Private Education Loan Self-Certification .


More Information

How to Apply
Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)

Contact Details

Financial Aid
Fall River Campus
Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2515
Location: G120
M-F 8 am – 5 pm

Event Calendar

Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2015 04:00:00 GMT

On the Road Again-Transfer Appointments in Attleboro (10/6/2015)


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Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:15:00 GMT

Brockton High School College Fair (10/7/2015)


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Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 19:00:00 GMT

New Bedford High School Fall College Fair (10/7/2015)


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Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:15:00 GMT

Cumberland High School’s Annual College Fair (10/8/2015)


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