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Parent Financing Options

The student is the primary borrower for most loans offered as part of a financial aid package.  However, there are financing options available for parents, including:

Federal Direct PLUS Loan
Unsubsidized federal loan program for the parents of dependent undergraduate students

NU Loan
Loan for parents of Northwestern undergraduates

Private Loans
Education loans available through private lenders for which the parent can co-sign

Northwestern 9PAY 
Installment payment option through Northwestern to pay for tuition, fees, and room & board

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