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Private Loan Lenders

You may have a remaining balance after all aid and loans are applied. We strongly encourage students to exhaust all federal aid and loan opportunities before considering private loan options.

We encourage all students to pursue federal student loans before considering a private loan. Federal loans have more favorable terms, are guaranteed by the government, and have low interest rates. Nearly all students are eligible for federal student loans regardless of your credit score or financial history. And federal loans feature a grace period after graduation when no payments are due.

The following link takes you to a list of private financial institutions Olivet College students have used in the past four years. This list is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a preference by Olivet College. You are not obligated to choose any of these lenders and may contact the Student Services department at (269) 749-7645 to add a vendor not currently included on the list.