Meeting the needs of schools and families

K-12 education loans schools can trust.

A better application process

Our online loan application takes as little as 15 minutes to complete, and makes it easy for borrowers to find and apply for a loan that's right for them.

Competitive rates and a choice of repayment terms

prepGATE loans feature competitive rates and a choice of repayment terms1, so it's simple for borrowers to get a loan to fit their needs.

The flexibility and responsiveness schools need

Because every school has unique needs, we work closely with you to ensure we can accommodate your processing needs.

We offer online certification and report functionality via our schoolcertify.com loan delivery tool.

In the prepGATE Loan Program, our regionally located Relationship Managers are readily available to answer questions and provide product updates.

A wealth of private student lending experience

The prepGATE Loan Program is administered by The First Marblehead Corporation, which has over 20 years of experience in the private student lending space. We understand schools' needs, and have the know-how to help you meet them.

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Interested in connecting your students with prepGATE loans? Contact us today.

Our Promise

Low-Rate, Low-Cost Loans

Our loans feature competitive rates, origination fees as low as  *, and no prepayment penalty.

Freedom Of Choice

Qualified borrowers can choose between different repayment terms.1

Easy Application

Apply online in as little as 15 minutes.

*The prepGATE Loan is not available to applicants who are permanent residents of WI.

1Repayment terms offered may vary based on the creditworthiness of the applicants.

*Origination fees range from   to  , depending on the repayment term chosen by the applicants.