Wherever you are in your higher education,
Get the money you need for school

Whether you're an undergraduate, graduate student, or parent, Get money for school from Sallie Mae®


Sallie Mae® higher education loans are designed for the needs of undergraduates, graduate students, and parents.

- Competitive interest rates
- Multiple repayment options
- No origination fees; no prepayment penalty

Smart Option Student Loan® for Undergraduate Students
Parent Loan
Plus, a suite of graduate loans to pay for expenses included in your school's cost of attendance and designed for your specific degree

Find out which loan is right for you


Here are some great links for information on Student Loans and Financial Aid:

Student Loan Sallie Mae® Smart Option Student Loan® - With college costs growing fast, it's time to borrow smarter. The Smart Option Student Loan® offers three repayment options and competitive interest rates to help you pay for college expenses not covered by scholarships and federal loans.

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Free Application for Federal Student Aid

http://www.ed.gov/ U.S. Department of Education

http://www.nasfaa.org/ National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

http://mappingyourfuture.org/ Mapping Your Future

https://www.mygreatlakes.com/ Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.


These loans are made by Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner. Avestar Credit Union 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.
Parent Loan: 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.