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How We're Different

Not your parents' student loan

We provide outcomes-based alternatives to help students fund their education.Here's what our financing options have in common:

No cosigner or minimum FICO score required* icon
No cosigner or minimum FICO score required*
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No application or loan origination fees
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Flexible repayment that protects you when you’re not earning

For Students

Pay us back,when it pays off

Learn about our Income Share Loans, which help you finance your education without the worry of fixed payments.

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For Universities

Open doorsfor students

Learn about our custom products —income share loans, deferredtuition agreements, and customfinancing solutions which can help driveretention and student completion.

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Alternative Education Partners

Fuel your bootcamp

We offer simple, end-to-end solutionsthat help you grow your applicant andenrollment pools. We open doors forstudents who may not have access totraditional financing options.

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Stride Funding changed the course of my life. I struggled to get access to affordable funding to go to school without a cosigner, but Stride believed in my potential and funded my education.

Niki, Master of Physician Assistant Studies
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I chose Stride because I wanted to feel like the company helping me pay for school was truly investing in me. I truly feel like the individuals on the team believe in me and my future, and want to help me achieve my goals.

Sanah, Masters, Non-Profit Leadership & Education
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The opportunity to do an ISA was appealing to me for a few reasons. It offered the ability to broaden my network outside of strictly my alumni network. You don’t get that support from any other lending company.

Lawrence, MBA

Why we built Stride

Now more than ever,students need options.

As students, we realized the need for flexible,affordable ways to de-risk the cost of education.

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Student-centric funding
1:1 ongoing and post-grad
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1:1 ongoing and post-grad career support
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Transparency —
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Meet Our Team

*There is no credit check required to receive a quote. If you choose to submit an application for funding, a hard credit pull will be performed at that time. There is no minimum FICO score, but our team validates your individual creditworthiness based on derogatory factors associated with your consumer credit report, such as collection accounts, bankruptcies, repossessions, and other factors, which could cause you to be denied for funding.