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iHELP Private Student Loans

There are many ways to pay for the cost of a higher education. After considering all your federal loans, scholarships and grants you may still have a gap you need to cover to pay your total college costs.

First United works with the iHELP Student Loan program to provide you an attractive private student loan that can help you to cover that gap.

  • Competitive interest rates
  • No origination fees
  • Flexible repayment options
  • Easy to apply
  • Personal assistance every step of the way
  • No payments required while enrolled at least half-time

iHELP helps to meet your financing needs for college. 

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Important: Applying with a cosigner may help you to qualify for the loan and possibly receive a lower interest rate.


Print a flyer with more information about our two available student loan programs.

Student Loan Rates

Loan Type Rates as low as *
In School Loan
3.89% APR
Consolidation Loan
4.75% APR
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* All loans subject to credit approval. Loan program, including the rate and APR may change without notice. Other loan options and programs available, ask for details.

Rates updated as of 1/10/2018.





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