Nevada Student Loans And Financial Aid Programs
Nevada has several private student loan and financial aid programs that can help you pay for college. If you're going to be attending college in Nevada, you need to be looking to take advantage of these programs.
These programs are designed to help make college more affordable - so that you can get the education you need. These programs can include scholarships, grants, and student loans.
Don't forget that there are Federal student loan programs available as well. You can find out more on how to get a Federal student loan here.
There is also a specific order of operations to pay for college that we recommend students follow. These programs specific to the State of Nevada can help you to avoid borrowing more money than you need to.
Nevada Student Loan Programs
Nevada doesn't offer any state-wide student loan programs. However, the University of Nevada, Reno has a special student loan program available to its students. Learn more here.
If you're just looking for private student loan options, we recommend:
- Credible - Like the Kayak of student loans, they help you shop around and compare options. Try Credible here.
- Commonbond - One of the best private student loan lenders. Try Commonbond here.
If you're looking for other options, check out how to find the best student loan rates here.
Nevada Scholarship Programs
Nevada has several scholarships available to students who attend school in the state.
Nevada Promise Scholarship
The Nevada Promise Scholarship provides last-dollar financial aid to Nevada students attending any of the state’s four community colleges: College of Southern Nevada, Great Basin College, Truckee Meadows Community College, or Western Nevada College.
As a last-dollar scholarship, the Nevada Promise Scholarship covers the cost of the registration fee and mandatory fees (tuition is not charged to residents of Nevada) not covered by other gift aid.
Learn more about the Nevada Promise Scholarship.
Nevada Grant Programs
The state of Nevada doesn't have any grant programs listed for its residents.
If you already have student loans and are looking for options as a Nevada resident, check out our Nevada Student Loan Forgiveness Program page. That page has all the different options available to Nevada residents to potentially get some of your student loan debt forgiven.
You might also look at refinancing your student loans and saving money in interest while also potentially lowering your payment. Check out our guide on the Best Places To Refinance Your Student Loans.
If you're looking for ways to save for college in Nevada, check out the Nevada 529 Plan and College Savings Guide.
Finally, check out the other student loan and financial aid programs by state.