Private Loans

International Students

Please contact Student Financial Services for information regarding a private loan that does not require a U.S. credit-worthy cosigner.

Residency and Relocation Expenses (Fourth-year MD Students)

The average residency interviewing expense is included in the cost of attendance; however, if you need additional funds to cover this expense, you may apply through the lender of your choice. The loans are to be used only if funds are needed over and above what was offered on your Financial Aid Award Letter. The following is a list of known lenders who offer these loans. Careful attention should be paid to application requirements, interest rates, deferment terms, and repayment options. These loans are subject to a credit check and may be denied by the lender. The list below is arranged randomly and not by preference of lender.

Sallie Mae (866) 972-5004
PNC Bank (800) 762-1001
Wells Fargo (800) 658-3567
Discover (877) 728-3030

Board Review Expenses

These expenses are not included in the cost of attendance and, therefore, are not included in your award letter. If you need additional funds to cover these expenses, you may apply through the lender of your choice. The loans are to be used only if funds are needed over and above what was offered on your Financial Aid Award Letter. The following is a list of known lenders who offer these loans. There may be other lenders who offer them. The loans are subject to a credit check and may be denied by the lender. The list below is arranged randomly and not by preference of lender.

Discover (877) 728-3030
Wells Fargo (800) 658-3567

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine does not endorse or recommend and does not receive inducements, financial or otherwise, from any lender.