Bankrate Student Loan Reviews

Choosing a student loan lender that’s right for your individual needs can be difficult in a market with so many options. In order to find a lending institution you trust, browse Bankrate’s expansive and consistently updated list of lender reviews. Whether you’re looking for low interest rates, a specific loan type or flexible repayment terms, here you’ll find ratings, full reviews and a description of each lender’s distinctive qualities in order to help guide your decision.

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College Ave is an online lender that offers undergraduate, graduate, parent and career student loans in addition to student loan refinancing. Low rates, flexible repayment options and dedicated borrower resources make it a heavy competitor in the space.
Overall Rating 4.6/5
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SoFi is an online lender that offers student loan refinancing, parent loans and private student loans for undergraduates and graduates.
Overall Rating 4.6/5
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Sallie Mae was founded in 1972 as a government-sponsored enterprise, providing federally guaranteed student loans. It now serves as a consumer bank, offering student loans, credit cards, personal loans and savings options.
Overall Rating 4.5/5
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Wells Fargo offers student loans with generous repayment options, few fees and interest-rate discount opportunities.
Overall Rating 4.4/5
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In addition to its well-known credit card products, Discover offers a range of competitive private student loan options. Low rates, no fees and rewards for maintaining good grades make Discover’s student loans worth consideration.
Overall Rating 4.4/5
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Founded in 1891 and headquartered in Atlanta, SunTrust Bank is one of the largest consumer banks in the U.S. In addition to its banking products, it offers student loan options with competitive rates, low fees, graduation rewards and rate reduction opportunities.
Overall Rating 4.3/5
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LendKey, founded in 2009, is a digital marketplace that allows borrowers to compare multiple student loan offers at once. It matches anyone interested in refinancing student loans or paying for school with credit union and community bank lenders throughout the nation.
Overall Rating 3.5/5
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Citizens Bank offers private student loans and refinancing options to students and parents. Competitive interest rates, flexible repayment terms and rate reduction opportunities make it a big contender in the student loan space.
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