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How Much Student Loan Can You Get
As there are different types of loans offered for studying abroad, for undergraduate students and for graduate students and for studying in US. So, there procedures are different and different principal sum of loan amount can be offered according to the need of a student's educational expenses.

International Undergraduate Student Loans:

This loan is available for non-US citizens who are enrolled at least as a part-time student at a TERI approved school. So, applying with a US co-signer is necessary to get approval for loan, no exceptions are accommodated.

Students need to give information about their Full names, Social Security Number, Date of Birth, Permanent Address, Monthly Rent, Home Phone Number, Occupation, Employer details, Business Phone number, Gross Annual Income, Proof of enrollment, and References.

The international student loan is not need-based so students don't need to worry about it. If the student has bad credit history, he should first review the credit repair options. A qualified co-signer is a must. The time of getting a loan depends on different factors i.e. credit history, school, and amount of loan the student requested for. The maximum of 3% interest rates will be charged for this kind of loans.

Undergraduate Students can borrow up to the lesser of the cost of attendance or $30,000. The total a student can borrow for undergraduate studies is $130,000 overall.

International Graduate Student Loans:

These types of loans are available for US citizens and permanent residents enrolled in TERI approved schools, colleges, and universities in USA who wish to pursue study abroad programs through those schools.

Information required is same as for the Undergraduate Student Loans. This is also not a need-based student loan program. If student has bad credit history, he can go for credit repair options first. Qualified co-signer is required as well. Up to $40,000 can be given for a year of student's education in special cases and total up to $130,000 will be given for graduate studies abroad.

Alternative Student Loans:

These loans are for US citizens and permanent residents attending schools, colleges, or universities within the USA or international students with a US citizen co-signer. A co-signer is strongly required for both US citizens and non-US citizens. And both the student and co-signer must have good credit history.

Information required applying for these loans are similar to those for International Loans. These types of loans are also not need-based. Credit review options must be viewed before applying for loans with bad credit history. Maximum 3% interest rates will be charged on these kinds of loans.

Per academic year, a student can be assigned up to $30,000 with a maximum of $130,000 overall for graduate or undergraduate studies.


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