We help residents and students in North Carolina access straightforward and affordable college loans.
Student Loans that Let You Thrive
We make affording college simple.
With a fixed-rate student loan, you’ll never have to worry about increasing rates.
We want you to get the financing you need at an affordable price—that’s why our loans never have added fees.
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Simple Application Process
It’s easier than ever to apply for a student loan. Start financing your education with just a few clicks.
.25% Rate Discount for Autodraft
Use our auto draft feature to lock in a lower rate in repayment and never miss a monthly payment.
Our only goal is to help you afford and succeed in your education.
The Support Students Need
NC Assist Loans make affording college simple, with a fixed interest rate, easy application, and solid support from North Carolina’s trusted non-profit lender.Learn More About Our Loans
NC Student Assist Loan
Cover up to 100% of school costs, including tuition, housing, books, and more with our popular Student Assist loan program.
NC Parent Assist Loan
Parents can borrow to pay for a student’s education with an affordable, parent-assisted loan.NC Parent Assist Loan Details
Loans for Graduate Students
Our streamlined loan application makes it easy to finance the next step in your education.Student Loans for Grad School
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Paying for College 101
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