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Student Loans for Dental School

Aspiring dental school students can use the NC Student Assist Loan to help make paying for dental school significantly easier. Currently, this loan is available for dental students studying in North Carolina, as well as those who are from North Carolina and are studying out-of-state.

Dental students who have maxed out their Federal Direct loans and are considering Grad PLUS loans are encouraged to compare rates.

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Fixed-rate for qualified NC Student Assist Loan borrowers when in repayment using auto-draft
No fees for origination, application, or prepayment
Non-Profit Lender
Our focus is student success, not shareholder profits.
Borrowing limit for graduate students

Focused On Your Success

NC Assist is a non-profit lender that offers low-rate, accessible loans that are a perfect fit for dental school students.

Tools & Calculators

Check out our Smart Borrower calculator to estimate the average salary for those working as a dentist in the state where you plan to settle and the maximum total amount of loans you should borrow. Then use the NC Assist Loan Estimator to calculate your monthly payments. We want to help you borrow responsibly.

Student Loan Calculators

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Compare our NC Student Assist Loans to find the solution that's right for you.

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Fixed Interest Rate.

Have the confidence of knowing exactly what you’ll pay.

Auto-Draft Discount.

Get a 0.25% interest rate discount when in repayment and enrolled in automatic payments.

No Fees.

No fees for application, origination, or prepayment.

Simple Process.

Apply in minutes. Call with any questions.

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Requirements for Applicants

Dental students who want to apply for an NC Student Assist Loan must meet the following requirements:

Be at least 17.

Be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) at least halftime at an eligible non-profit Title IV institution in a degree-seeking program.

Be a North Carolina resident or attending a North Carolina school.

Be credit-worthy and have the required credit score, or have a co-signer who meets the credit requirements.

Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.

Meet other federal student eligibility requirements as certified by the student's school.

Be in good standing on any other CFI loan(s).

Need a Co-signer?

Many dental school students don’t have the credit history or income requirements to be eligible for loans by themselves. However, a parent or qualified relative with a strong credit history can cosign your NC Student Assist Loan and share responsibility for repaying the loan.

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We know you probably have a lot of questions about the student loan process — we're here to help. Contact us here to learn more.

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