Educational Loans

Federal Direct Loans
Information about the Master Promissory Note, the Subsidized Direct Loan and the Unsubsidized Direct Loan offered through the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.

Direct Parent Loans
The Direct PLUS Loan program enables parents with a good credit history to borrow as much as the full cost of attendance, minus any financial aid, each year.

Federal Perkins Loans
The Federal Perkins Loan is only available to students who were packaged with one as part of their financial aid award. The Federal Perkins Loan program provides long-term, low-interest loans to students through Pitzer College.

Alternative Loans
Alternative loans, also commonly referred to as private loans, are commercial loans offered by banks and other private lenders as an option to help cover the difference between the cost of education and the financial aid received.