Private Undergraduate Student Loan

An education loan for 
undergraduate students.[1]

0.50% rate discount with auto pay[2]

Rate Ranges for PNC Solution Undergraduate Loan[3]

  5 Year[3]
10 Year[3]
15 Year[3]
Fixed APRs
4.24 - 9.49% 8.39 - 13.64% 8.74 - 13.99%
Variable APRs
5.74 - 10.99% 9.89 - 15.14% 10.24 - 15.49%
Monthly Principal & Interest
Payment on a $10,000 loan
$185.57 - $218.36 $123.82 - $163.20 $100.24 -  $144.24

Rates include a 0.50% discount for automated payments and are for the immediate repayment option.[2][4]
Lowest rates for well-qualified applicants. View Loan Application and Solicitation disclosure

Key Features & Benefits

With a PNC Solution Loan you can use the funds for any education-related expense and receive a preliminary decision within minutes of applying online.

Save Money

  • No application fees or origination fees.
  • Get 0.50% off your rate with automated payments from your checking or savings account.[2]

Flexible Repayment

  • 5, 10, and 15 year repayment terms available.[3]
  • Immediate repayment, interest-only payments while in school and full deferment of principal and interest options available.[4]
  • For deferred payments, repayment begins six months after you graduate or cease to be enrolled in school at least on a half-time basis.[4]

Product Details

  • Loan amounts up to the school-certified cost of attendance minus financial aid for well-qualified applicants. Other maximums may apply based on credit qualifications.[5]
  • Cosigner Release: Borrower can apply for a cosigner release after 48 consecutive on-time monthly payments.[6]
  • Funds are sent directly to the school.

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Financial knowledge and help with finances can improve your college experience. Here's a chance to get both.[7]

Learn More About the Student Solution Scholarship

How a Student Loan Can Help Finance Your Education

Solution Loan funds can be used to help pay for the expenses listed below. Your school can help calculate your remaining costs after other financial aid is applied.

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Books
  • Electronics (Laptops/iPads/tablets)
  • Meals
  • School Supplies
  • Service Fees
  • Travel
  • Miscellaneous expenses

How can a Cosigner help you?

Over 90% of our student borrowers have a cosigner.[8]

A cosigner may help you:

  • Obtain a lower rate
  • Lower monthly payments
  • Increase your chance of approval

Explore more benefits of using a cosigner

Option to release the cosigner in the future[6]

Ways to Apply

Apply now to receive a preliminary decision within minutes.[1]

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Planning for College

Learn about options to help pay for college, including financial aid and college savings plans, and explore resources to assist in budgeting and planning.

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Additional Information

  • Unpaid interest is capitalized one-time at start of repayment. This interest is added to the principal amount of your loan.
  • Interest may be tax deductible; consult your tax advisor.
  • Outstanding debt will be forgiven upon the death of the borrower.

Applying with a creditworthy cosigner may increase chances of approval. A cosigner is typically required for undergraduate students; a creditworthy cosigner is required for 17-year old students.

The SCRA provides financial relief and protections to eligible servicemembers and their dependents. PNC is grateful for your service and we would like to help you understand your benefits and protections under SCRA as well as other similar benefits that PNC may be able to provide to you.

To find out more, please contact us at:

Phone: 844-PNC-SCRA (844-762-7272)

Fax: 855-568-4532


PNC Bank
Servicemembers Operations Center, BR-YB58-01-U
PO Box 5570
Cleveland, OH 44101-0570

PNC Student Solution Loan Limits: Undergraduate loan limits may range from $50,000-$75,000 and Graduate loan limits may range from $65,000-$105,000 based on credit qualifications, or up to the school-certified cost of attendance minus financial aid for well-qualified applicants. Loan limits are for an academic school year.

Minimum Loan Amount: $1,000.

Maximum Aggregate Educational Debt (including federal and private student loans): $225,000.

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