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Aid for Parents

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Parents can help their student children in several ways. You can borrow money against your own name or co-sign for a private student loan that your student will be obligated to repay after they graduate.

View your options:

  1. Parent PLUS Loans: you can borrow up to the cost of attendance minus any financial aid recieved by the student. PLUS loans are subject go credit approval: jump to parent PLUS loan information


  2. Home Equity Financing: if you have substantial equity value in your home, you might consider using a home equity line to help pay college expenses: jump to home equity information


  3. Private Student Loans: if your students needs additional funds that are not subject to federal regulations, check into private student loans. By co-signing the note, the student can borrow up to $35,000 each academic year and defer repayments until after they graduate:
    jump to private student loan information



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