College is hard work. Paying for it shouldn’t be.

Questions about paying for school? You’ve come to the right place.


of students borrow for college


maximum federal loan amount

44.2 million

Americans hold student loan debt

Let's plan and pay for college.

Talk to a student loan expert for free.

Does your financial aid package not cover your full cost of attendance? There’s many ways you can get the full amount you need. We offer a free consultation to help explain your best options, from experts who’ve done this time and again. We’ll help make sure you take advantage of the lowest-cost loan options and borrow only what you need.

Here's how it works: 
  • Consultations are about 15 minutes

  • Choose a time that works for you

  • No commitments necessary at all

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What to know about borrowing for college

Hear from CommonBond's VP of In-School Lending, Pete Wylie, as he shares his expertise on borrowing for school. Learn more about how to evaluate federal loans vs private loan options, college financial aid and choosing the right school, and the dangers of over-borrowing. Plus, understand how focusing on the long-term can help you build a borrowing strategy that ensures you’re covered for all four years.

Student loans don’t need to be complicated.

That’s where CommonBond comes in. Start the student loan journey off right with simple and affordable student loans.

On your side

You’ll get more than a loan. You’ll get a care team eager to offer advice and guide you along the way.

Less worries

With multiple types of payment protections, you can breathe a little easier when life gets unpredictable.

Save money

Pay less with low rates (and competitive rate matching), potentially saving thousands in the long run vs. other options.