Private Loan Lenders

Below are lending institutions that have been used by Radford University students, however if there is another lender you would like to use, RU will process any private loan application. 

The links below will take you to the lenders website which includes the most up to date information on their loan programs.  If you have not completed a FAFSA you will need to complete a Private Loan Information Sheet in addition to applying for the loan with the lender.

Please make sure you read and review all private loan information to have an understanding of the application process.

Application processing can take up to 30 days with your lender due to federal regulation requirements.  You will need to respond to all of their requests immediately and allow at least four weeks for processing.  Deferment of university charges can not be issued until a loan approval from the lender is received.

Following is a list of banks that offer private student loans that have been utilized by Radford University students

College Ave Student Loans

Citizens

Custom Choice Loan by Suntrust

CU Student Loan

Discover Student Loan

EdAmerica

First National Bank Student Loan

NJ Class Alternative Loan 

PNC Solution Loan

Sallie Mae Student Loans

SoFi Lending Corp

Union Federal Savings Loan

The following are Credit Unions that offer Private Loans to students.  In order to be eligible for the loans offered by these Credit Unions, you must be a member of the Credit Union.  If you have questions regarding Credit Union membership please contact the Credit Union directly.

ABNB Federal Credit Union

Altra Credit Union

Anheuser-Busch Employee Credit Union

Apple Federal Credit Union

Bank-Fund Staff Credit Union

BayPort Credit Union

Chartway Federal Credit Union

NASA Federal Credit Union

NorthCountry Federal Credit Union

Northwest Federal Credit Union

Signal Financial Federal Credit Union

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union

Thrivent Federal Credit Union (TFCU)

Transportation Federal Credit Union

Trumark Financial Credit Union

Visions Federal Credit Union