Private Education Loans (for Students and Parents)

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid does not provide a preferred lender list for private education loans. However, we do offer FastChoice as a tool to compare lenders' interest rates in real time.

We also maintain a historical list of all private lenders who have provided education loans to our students during the last three completed aid years (2020-21, 2021-22, and 2022-23) and continue to participate in the private education loan program as of January 25, 2024. This historical list is provided in alphabetical order only and Nebraska Wesleyan University does not endorse any lender or their products. As a borrower, you have the right to choose any private lender that you prefer regardless of this historical list.

  • Ascent
  • Bank of the Lake
  • Citizens
  • College Avenue
  • Custom Choice
  • Discover Student Loans (no longer accepting loan applications after January 31, 2024)
  • Earnest
  • EDvestinU
  • Iowa Student Loan
  • LendKey
  • Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA)
  • Nelnet Bank
  • Sallie Mae
  • SoFi
  • Thrivent Federal Credit Union
  • Union Federal

Nebraska Wesleyan University does not have a Preferred Lender List, and therefore, we do not have any Preferred Lender Arrangements.

Contact or visit us

Nebraska Wesleyan University
Financial Aid Office, Smith-Curtis 207
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln NE 68504
(402) 465-2167 Fax (402) 465-2194
financialaid [at] (financialaid[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)


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