Smart Option Student Loan
Get the money you need to help make higher education happen. Whether you’re an undergraduate student, graduate student or parent helping a student pay for school, these flexible loans068 are designed to meet your needs. The Smart Option Student Loan is offered through Sallie Mae.
Competitive variable and fixed interest rates
No origination fee or prepayment penalty069
Multiple repayment options
Smart Option Student Loan® for Undergraduate Students Pay for your bachelor’s, associate’s, or certificate expenses at a degree-granting school.
Graduate School Loan Pay for expenses as you pursue your master’s and doctoral degrees.
MBA Loan Pay for your business school expenses as you pursue your masters of business administration.
Medical School Loan Pay for your medical degree expenses in allopathic, general, osteopathic, podiatric, radiology, sports, and veterinary medicine.
Dental School Loan Pay for your dental degree expenses in general dentistry, orthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics.
Health Professions Graduate Loan Pay for your health professions degree expenses in allied health, nursing, pharmacy, and other graduate-level health programs.
Law School Loan Pay for your school and associated expenses as you study for your law degree.
Parent Loan Help your student by taking responsibility with a loan in your name.
We encourage borrowers to start with savings, grants, scholarships, and federal student loans to pay for college. Borrowers should evaluate all anticipated monthly loan payments and how much the student expects to earn in the future before considering a private student loan.
These loans are made by Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner. Provident is not the creditor for these loans and is compensated by Sallie Mae for the referral of loan customers.
Smart Option Student Loan and graduate loan products: This information is for borrowers attending degree-granting institutions only. Smart Option Student Loan information is for undergraduate borrowers only. You must be attending a participating school located in the U.S. or have attended one during an eligible prior enrollment period. You must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident or a Non-U.S. citizen borrower with a creditworthy cosigner (who must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident) and required U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) documentation. U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled in eligible study abroad programs or who are attending or have attended schools located outside the U.S. are also eligible. For the Dental School Loan, Law School Loan, MBA Loan, and Medical School Loan, students must be enrolling in a graduate-level degree program in a field of study that is eligible for the loan and Graduate Certificate/Continuing Education coursework is not eligible. Applications are subject to a requested minimum loan amount of $1,000. Current credit and other eligibility criteria apply.
Parent Loan: This information is for borrowers with students attending degree-granting institutions only. The student is not eligible to be a borrower or cosigner and must be attending or have attended a participating school during an eligible prior enrollment period, or be enrolled in an eligible study abroad program. The borrower, cosigner and student must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The school may refund loan funds directly to the student, and if that occurs, borrower and cosigner (if applicable) would still be responsible for repaying that amount to Sallie Mae. Applications are subject to a requested minimum loan amount of $1,000. Current credit and other eligibility criteria apply.
Although we do not charge you a penalty or fee if you prepay your loan, any prepayment will be applied as provided in your promissory note: First to Unpaid Fees and costs, then to Unpaid Interest, and then to Current Principal.
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