Cosign a Student Loan
Cosign an application
Start an application as a cosigner
|You can submit a cosigner application if the student has already started their application and selected you as a cosigner.||This is a way for you to begin the application process as a cosigner on behalf of a student.|
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is a Cosigner?
A cosigner accepts equal responsibility for the repayment of a private student loan. Cosigner need not be related to the student, but many students ask a parent to cosign their applications.
Cosigner must:Be a US citizen or permanent resident Be at least 18 years old Pass a credit check
If the student does not have established credit history to qualify for a private student loan on their own, the student may have the option to apply with a creditworthy cosigner.
Even if the student qualifies for a private student loan on their own, the student may receive a lower interest rate by adding a cosigner.
How to apply to be a Cosigner?
Student has already submitted their application - Ask the student for your Cosigner Key to complete a cosigner application or call us at 1-800-STUDENT.
Student has not submitted their application yet - Start the application process as a cosigner for the student.