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  • Check your eligibility in just 2 minutes
  • Flexible repayment options you can choose from
  • No fees for origination, disbursement, prepayment, or late payment3
  • Skip a payment once per year (once repayment period restarted)4
  • Will cover up to 100% of the school's certified cost of attendance
  • 9-month grace period (3 months more than most lenders)2
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  • AFFORDABLE variable rates starting at 2.52% APR with Automatic Debit Discount*
  • 1% CASH BACK Graduation Reward*
  • NON-COSIGNED option may be available for eligible undergraduate juniors and seniors.
  • PAY AFTER LEAVING SCHOOL – Customize your loan with flexible repayment options – start payments after graduation.
  • FORGET FEES – No application, origination or disbursement fees. No prepayment penalty if you choose to pay your loan off early.
  • COVER UP TO 100% of your tuition and eligible living expenses.
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  • Undergraduate and Graduate fixed rates: 5.49% APR - 14.99% APR*; variable rates: 2.99% APR - 13.99% APR*    
  • Borrow up to 100% of school-certified costs, including tuition, housing, books and more. Aggregate loan limits apply.
  • Choice of fixed or variable interest rate.
  • No fees. No application, origination or late fees.
  • Apply in minutes.
  • Got good grades? Get paid. You can qualify for a one-time cash reward on each new Discover student loan if you get at least a 3.0 GPA (or equivalent) in college or graduate school.**
  • 0.25% interest rate reduction while enrolled in automatic payments.***
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  • MUST BE a US citizen or permanent resident
  • MUST BE a college junior, college senior, or grad student
  • No co-signer required
  • Get approved in minutes. Pre-qualify without affecting your credit score
  • Income-based repayment with built-in protections, like deferred payments if you lose your job
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