Private loans are non-federal education loans offered by a lender such as a bank or credit union. Students should consider applying for a private loan only after exhausting all other possible sources of funds. Private loans often have variable interest rates, require a credit check, and may have less attractive repayment plans than federal loans. Many lenders require a credit- worthy co-signer. To learn more about Private Alternative Loans, visit: 

Below you will find a list of lenders used by Bryn Mawr students over the past three years.  Please note that some of these lenders may not lend to Bryn Mawr graduate students.