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What are alternative loans?
Are there different kinds of alternative loans?
I have credit issues. Will that affect my ability to obtain a private education loan?
Can a student get a loan without any assistance from a parent or other person?
Why are there multiple fixed and variable rates listed for each loan?
What is the difference between a fixed and variable interest rates?
Is there a deadline/when should I apply for alternative loans?
Why did you select the lenders on your Preferred Lender List?
What is a "cosigner release?"
Are there any fees associated with alternative loans?
When will I start making payments on my alternative loan?
When does interest start accruing on alternative loans?
Is there protection for cosigners in the event of student death or permanent disability of the student?
Additional Alternative Loan Resources
Preferred Private Student Loan Lender Comparison Chart
Ferris State University Preferred Lender Code of Conduct
Ferris State University Preferred Lender Policy
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Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
• 1201 S. State Street, CSS101,
Big Rapids, Michigan
USA • 49307 • Phone 231.591.2110