Type of Loans
Federal Direct Loan Programs
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
When a borrower receives a Federal loan or a Federal Pell grant, the information must be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Information in NSLDS is accessible to schools, lenders, and guarantors that are authorized users of the data system. Students are also able to log in and access all of their federal loan and Federal Pell grant information at studentaid.gov. Students will need to have their Federal Student Aid ID in order to access their information.
Institutional Loan Programs
All Institutional Loans Require a Co-signer
Private Loan Programs
Private educational loans are offered by private lenders. You should exhaust your federal loan eligibility before borrowing a private loan.
Read additional information on private educational loans.