Why get a personal loan from Discover

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choose dollar amount up to $35,000

Skip the fees

No loan origination fees. No fees of any kind as long as you pay on time.

flexible repayment timelines

Fixed rates:
5.99% to 24.99% APR

Lock in your rate. Your set regular monthly payment will never change.

Choose your Monthly Payment
Design your loan terms around you

Use our personal loan calculator to customize a loan amount and length.

Choose your Monthly Payment
Save money

Pay off higher rate loans and credit cards. You could save hundreds - or even thousands - of dollars on interest.

How it works

Check your rate

Get your personal loan interest rate and monthly payment with no impact to your credit score. To get started, simply enter the amount and length of the loan you want.

Get started in minutes

Our highly trained loan specialists are ready to help you with the application 7 days a week.

Funds sent fast

Same-day decision in most cases. Plus the money can be sent as early as the next business day after you accept the terms of your loan.

See how our personal loan benefits compare

Compare Discover personal loan benefits with others
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Origination fees (% of loan amount)


Flexible repayment terms for all loan amounts - 36, 48, 60, 72 and 84 months

Same-day decision in most cases

Option to pay off creditors directly

Return loan funds within 30 days and pay no interest

Free Credit Scorecard with your FICO® Credit Score, number of recent inquiries and more**, †

Chart comparisons conducted by an independent research firm and based on competitor info compiled in September 2021.

*Average origination fee % derived from originations and transaction fees listed in company filings (10-Q) for quarter ended June 30, 2021. 

** Compared lenders may provide a FICO® Credit Score or other credit score and other credit information. See lender's website for further details.

†FICO® Credit Score Terms: Your FICO® Credit Score, key factors and other credit information are based on data from TransUnion® and may be different from other credit scores and other credit information provided by different bureaus. This information is intended for and only provided to Primary account holders who have an available score. See Discover.com/FICO about the availability of your score. Your score, key factors and other credit information are available on Discover.com and cardmembers are also provided a score on statements. Customers will see up to a year of recent scores online. Discover and other lenders may use different inputs, such as FICO® Credit Scores, other credit scores and more information in credit decisions. This benefit may change or end in the future. FICO is a registered trademark of the Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and other countries.


How much is a Discover Personal Loan?

Choose from five repayment terms to find a monthly payment that fits your budget. Want a lower payment?

Choose a longer term. Want to pay off your loan sooner and spend less on interest?

Choose a shorter term. Here are some examples.

3 - Year Repayment


set monthly payment1

$20,000 Personal Loan

6.99% fixed interest rate

Total Cost of Loan: $22,2282

5 - Year Repayment


set monthly payment1

$20,000 Personal Loan

6.99% fixed interest rate

Total Cost of Loan: $23,7562

7 - Year Repayment


set monthly payment1

$20,000 Personal Loan

6.99% fixed interest rate

Total Cost of Loan: $25,3472

See how much your monthly payments can be with our Personal Loan Calculator

1Your APR will be between 5.99% and 24.99% based on creditworthiness at time of application for loan terms of 36–84 months. Our lowest rates are available to consumers with the best credit. Many factors are used to determine your rate such as your credit history, application information and the term you select.

2Total Cost of Loan is calculated assuming all set regular monthly payments are made on time every month with no fees or penalties applied.

Estimated payments are for illustrative purposes only and assume you pay on time.

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I applied for and received my loan during the chaos of the pandemic when many customer service centers were under staffed and overloaded under new circumstances but the Discover customer service was top notch under any circumstances…
JessL, May 2020
Discover has been great in giving me the opportunity to consolidate my cards... I paid off all my cards and was able to focus on saving especially during these difficult times of viruses and investments dropping.
Cachie1991, March 2020
You get much more than just a personal loan with Discover
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    100% U.S.-based customer service is available to answer any questions.

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    Easy account management online or on the Discover mobile app.

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    Track your credit score, length of credit history, number of accounts and more.

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