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Undergraduate Loan

Smart Option Student Loan® for First Source by Sallie Mae®

College student studies after paying for college with an undergraduate loan

If you’re a student looking to pay for your undergraduate college expenses, the Smart Option Student Loan® by Sallie Mae® could help. Pay the smart way, with three repayment options, competitive interest rates, and options designed specifically for undergraduate students.

  • Multiple in-school repayment options plus a choice of competitive fixed and variable interest rates provide even more flexibility

  • No origination fee and no prepayment penalty

  • Benefits and an interest rate reduction available

  • Rates that reward creditworthy borrowers

  • Applying with a creditworthy cosigner may help you qualify

  • 100% U.S.-based Student Loan Specialists

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These loans are made by Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner. First Source FCU is not the creditor for these loans and is compensated by Sallie Mae for the referral of loan customers. 

This information is for borrowers attending degree-granting institutions only. You must be attending or have attended a participating school located in the U.S. 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. 

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. 

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