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All you need to know about the financial aid process.

Planning for College

Planning for college can be a monumental task. What costs do you plan for? What exactly is financial aid? What's the FAFSA?

Let us guide you through college costs, the FAFSA submission process, the different sources of financial aid, and what you can do during your junior and senior years of high school to plan ahead. Learn More

Financing Education

Before considering loans, look at your savings and search for grants and scholarships that may be available to you. Learn More

Printable Brochures

Need more time to consider your options? Please explore and print our brochures which cover ways to plan your financial aid journey and what types of loans are available to students. Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions, we have answers. Learn More


Can't remember what COA means? What's a disbursement? The glossary is good reference for learning the details of the student loan process. Learn More

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Create Your Own Strategy

Whether you're planning to borrow or preparing for repayment, we offer tools to help you create strategies that work best for you.

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You are encouraged to explore all scholarship, grant and federal borrowing options before applying for a private loan.

PNC does not provide accounting, tax or legal advice.