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Apply for an Alternative Loan


Private lenders
For your convenience and consideration, we have provided a link below to ELM Select, our loan processing agent, which hosts a list of alternative loan lenders. We have compiled a list of alternative lenders that have communicated to us their stability and their commitment to providing funds for our students and parents. Gordon College receives no benefits, financial or other, from choosing a lender to be included on this list. We include them because we have found them to be competitive in the market and efficient in processing loans.

This portal gives you access to up-to-date lending details for each of our preferred lenders. It allows students/families to compare and contrast their top lender choices prior to selecting a lender. You are not required to select a lender from our compiled list. Regardless of the lender you choose, please be sure to read all promissory notes and disclosures before signing.

Go to Gordon College ELM Select portal ➔

Loan products from state agencies in the New England area (These loans have residency restrictions.)
MEFA  Available to students attending college in Massachusetts.
RISLA (Rhode Island)
MELA (Maine)
NJCLASS (New Jersey)
VSAC (Vermont)
CHESLA (Connecticut)
NHHELCO (New Hampshire)

When you have applied, we will receive notification of your application through ELM, our loan processing agent. We will complete the certification of the loan by notifying the lender that the student is enrolled at Gordon College. The funds will then be disbursed directly to Gordon.

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