How Our Loan Comparison Tool Works

We know that making financial aid decisions can be difficult. It's especially hard when so many companies and products are competing for attention. That's why we created the Private Student Loans Comparison Tool, the easiest, simplest way to compare private loan features and benefits from multiple loan providers.

We've taken information from multiple private student loan lenders and distilled their offerings down to the features and details that we know borrowers care most about and that can end up saving the most money.

If you're interested in learning more about the private student loan comparison and application process, check out our How It Works document.

What Makes our Comparison Tool Unique

So many other loan comparison tools - from mortgages to student loans - require borrowers to submit a great deal of personal and financial information before they even begin to provide any comparisons.

Our private loan comparison tool highlights the key benefits to borrowers without the need for upfront registration. Prospective borrowers can then engage the services of one of the lenders, after they have had a chance to review all of the offerings.

Other Helpful Resources and Tools

In addition to providing the loan comparison feature, strives to provide the most up to date, relevant, and helpful information about private student loans. We have sections dedicated to loan repayment, interest rates, loan eligibility, frequently asked questions, benefits and more.

One of our newest features - our private loan repayment calculator - helps borrowers estimate what their monthly private loan payments will be. This is very useful information that should be considered when determining how much to borrow.


The Student Loan Network sites, resources, and tools are free to all visitors. We are compensated for general marketing services by the lenders listed in the comparison tool and elsewhere on and our other sites. The listing of an eligible lender for any school does not imply endorsement by a school. Borrowers may choose to apply with any lender and should be aware that there may be other loan options beyond those available on always recommends that students explore all of their financial aid options, from scholarships and grants to federal student loans, in addition to learning more about private student loans.