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  • Check your eligibility in just 2 minutes
  • Fast application and decision-making process
  • Flexible repayment options
  • No fees for origination, disbursement, prepayment, or late payment
  • Skip a payment once per year (once repayment period restarted)**
  • Covers up to 100% of the school's certified cost of attendance
  • 9 month grace period (3 months more than most lenders)***

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Sallie Mae

  • Undergraduate Loan - Fixed rates 4.25% - 15.49% APR1 with auto debit discount
  • Applying online is easy - you could receive a credit result in about 10 minutes.
  • Multiple repayment options from in-school payments to deferred.¹ No origination fee or prepayment penalty.2
  • Borrow up to 100% of school-certified expenses, whether you're online or on campus.3
  • Last year, students were 4x more likely to be approved with a cosigner.4

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College Ave

  • Apply in as little as 3 minutes and get an instant credit decision
  • Multiple repayment options from deferred to immediate principal and interest
  • Choice of how long you take to repay the loan – 5, 8, 10, or 15 years3
  • 0.25% interest rate reduction when you make required payments by automatic debit1
  • Borrow up to 100% of your cost of attendance (minimum $1,000)2

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  • Cash back. After graduation, you may be eligible to get 1% of your loan back as a cash reward.
  • Referral bonus. Tell your friends about Ascent, and you could earn up to $525.
  • No fees. You’ll pay no money to open an account, make a payment, or handle other routine tasks.
  • Small loans. Some students need to borrow large amounts every year. Ascent offers loans as big as $200,000, but if you need just $2,001, they can help you too.