Your Nonprofit Resource for College Funding

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Private Student Loans

Educational funding for undergraduate and graduate students and families

Refinance Loans

Programs to refinance existing student, parent and medical school loans


Scholarships

College scholarships and award programs for high school seniors and parents of middle and high school students

College Planning Tools

Free tools, calculators and resources for students and families planning for college

Articles and Videos

Articles and information for anyone planning, financing and preparing for college

I am just so impressed with the selection of material you provided … It truly is fantastic to have this type of conversation with my 18-year-old. Just when I think I have all the bases covered … a resource like yours helps us parents out even more.

Mary C., Central City

Why ISL Education Lending?

ISL Education Lending is the name under which Iowa Student Loan now operates, but the organization and its mission have not changed.

400,000students helped with college financing

one nonprofit mission

40 yearsexperience in student lending

100% Iowa-based customer service


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About ISL Education Lending

ISL Education Lending is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help students and families obtain the resources necessary to succeed in postsecondary education, from private student loans and scholarships to free planning tools and resources. In the past 40 years, we have helped nearly 400,000 students pay for college. Learn more about who we are and what we do.

Types of Loans We Offer

We offer private loans for current students and for parents or family members who want to borrow to help their student with college costs. In addition, we offer refinance loans for people who are repaying one or more existing student loans.

Other Funding and Resources

We have scholarship and award programs for high school students and parents or guardians, as well as free college financing and planning tools.