Student Loans

Pursuing a college education is a great investment in your future. The time, money and effort you spend on your education will provide you with opportunities for expanded career choices and greater earning potential.

Although financing your education may seem overwhelming at times, many types of financial aid are available. Work with your college or university’s financial aid office to explore and exhaust all sources of student financial aid.  If you find you need supplemental private student loan funds, Premier Credit Union can help.

Partnership Loan

Premier Credit Union works with Iowa Student Loan to offer supplemental private student loans to help you pay for college.

The Partnership Advance Education Loan (Partnership Loan):

  • Provides terms and conditions upfront, so you know what you’re getting before you apply.
  • Features variable and fixed interest rates.
  • Lets you begin making principal and interest payments, make interest-only payments or defer payments while you attend school.
  • Offers benefits such as interest rate reduction and cosigner release.

Compare rates, fees, terms and other loan information.

Remember, accepting a private loan before using other types of available aid may decrease your eligibility for federal, state and institutional aid.

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Premier Credit Union Private Student Loan Borrowers

Premier Credit Union is no longer offering its Premier Credit Union Private Student Loan.

If you previously borrowed a Premier Credit Union Private Student Loan, you should contact Iowa Student Loan for information on repaying your loan.

Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corp.

6775 Vista Drive

West Des Moines, IA  50266

Toll-free telephone number: (800) 243-7552

Web site:

Additional College Planning Assistance

The first step in applying for financial aid, which includes federal student loans, is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The FAFSA is a free from provided by the U.S. Department of Education that may be completed without professional assistance via paper application or online at  In your award letter from your college, the financial aid office will inform you of your eligibility for federal student loans.

If you are looking for information on planning for, paying for and succeeding in college, Premier Credit Union recommends the Iowa College Access Network® (ICAN). ICAN offers free services, including assistance with completing the FAFSA, to students and their families. Visit or call (877) CPC-Iowa for more information about ICAN.

About Iowa Student Loan

Iowa Student Loan was established in 1979 as a private, nonprofit corporation, and its mission is to help Iowa students and families obtain the resources necessary to succeed in postsecondary education.

Premier Credit Union is compensated by Iowa Student Loan for the referral of Partnership Loan customers.

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