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What is Financial Aid?

Financial aid is any money used to pay for college, whether it's earned by you, given to you, or loaned to you by a bank.

Borrowing Options: Federal Loans or Private Loans

View the details of each loan type to understand which loan is right for you.
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Tax Benefits for Education

Financial aid from the federal government in the form of tax credits and deductions.
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What Does it Mean to Co-sign a Loan?

Students may receive better interest rates and pay fewer fees if they apply for a loan with a co-signer, but co-signing is a big responsibility.
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Customer Service

To speak to a loan specialist, call:

1-800-762-1001

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.