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Student Loan Refinancing for ADA Members

Hundreds, thousands – you could save a bundle!1

No origination fees or prepayment penalties

Up to 12 months of forbearance is available*

Eligible for another discount of 0.25% when monthly payments are made automatically from a bank account

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Exclusive interest rates available to ADA members

Loan Term (Years)
5 year
7 year
10 year
15 year
20 year
Standard APR%*
1.99%—6.05%
3.75%—6.10%
4.00%—6.15%
4.25%—6.40%
4.50%—6.65%
Member APR%**
1.74%—5.80%
3.50%—5.85%
3.75%—5.90%
4.00%—6.15%
4.25%—6.40%
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*Eligibility and rates offered will depend on your credit profile and other factors. Rates in the above table include a 0.25% discount for making automated payments from a bank account. Member APRs also include membership interest rate discount. Variable APRs are subject to increase after consumption. View Terms and Conditions below for payment examples.

Loan Term (Years)
5 year
7 year
10 year
15 year
20 year
Standard APR%*
3.50%—5.55%
4.00%—6.00%
4.30%—6.40%
4.60%—6.80%
5.05%—7.02%
Member APR%**
3.25%—5.30%
3.75%—5.75%
4.05%—6.15%
4.35%—6.55%
4.80%—6.77%
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*Eligibility and rates offered will depend on your credit profile and other factors. Rates in the above table include a 0.25% discount for making automated payments from a bank account. Member APRs also include membership interest rate discount. Variable APRs are subject to increase after consumption. View Terms and Conditions below for payment examples.

**American Dental Association APR reflects 0.25% EFT discount and 0.25% discount only available to ADA members

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for this?

  • Both federal and private student loans from undergrad and dental school are eligible
  • You can decide to refinance all or some of your student loans — it’s up to you
  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident with valid I-551 card and meet Laurel Road lending criteria
  • Eligible to apply once employment has been secured

Are there any upfront fees?

  • There is no application fee; the online application is free
  • There is no origination fee
  • There are no prepayment penalties

What if I’m a dental resident?

  • Residents pay $100/month† through training regardless of how much is refinanced3
  • Borrowers begin a standard repayment term once practicing with the option to extend $100 payments for an additional 6 months

How do you determine my rate?

  • Your rate offers will depend on your credit profile, total monthly debt payments, and income

About Laurel Road

Laurel Road began originating student loans in 2013 and has since helped thousands of professionals with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees consolidate and refinance more than $4 billion in federal and private school loans. Laurel Road also offers a suite of online graduate school loan products, personal loans and mortgages that helps simplify lending through technology and personalized service. In April 2019, Laurel Road became part of KeyBank, one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies and Member FDIC.

For more information, visit our Student Loan Refinancing page.

About the American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) exclusively endorses Laurel Road’s student loan consolidation/refinancing program to provide unmatched opportunities for ADA members to refinance existing federal and private associate, undergraduate and graduate school loans at a 0.25% lower rate than Laurel Road’s already low rates. The ADA represents more than 158,000 dentist members and is the nation’s largest dental association and the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.

For more information about the ADA, visit here.

Disclaimers

1 Savings vary based on rate and term of your existing and refinanced loan(s). Review your loan documentation for total cost of your refinanced loan.

2 The 0.25% American Dental Association (ADA) member discount is offered for applications from ADA members in good standing. ADA membership must be maintained, in good standing, to receive the member rate discount throughout the life of the loan. Offer cannot be combined with other Laurel Road offers, including the Referral Program.

3 We may agree under certain circumstances to allow a borrower to make $100/month payments immediately after loan disbursement if the borrower is employed full‐time as an intern, resident, fellow, or similar postgraduate trainee at the time of loan disbursement. These payments may not be enough to cover all of the interest that accrues on the loan. Unpaid accrued interest will be added to your loan and monthly payments of principal and interest will begin when the post‐graduate training program ends.

† We may agree under certain circumstances to allow a borrower to make $100/month payments immediately after loan disbursement if the borrower is employed full‐time as an intern, resident, fellow, or similar postgraduate trainee at the time of loan disbursement. These payments may not be enough to cover all of the interest that accrues on the loan. Unpaid accrued interest will be added to your loan and monthly payments of principal and interest will begin when the post‐graduate training program ends.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Terms and Conditions

ELIGIBILITY & ELIGIBLE LOANS

Borrower, and Co-signer if applicable, must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident with a valid I-551 card (which must show a minimum of 10 years between “Resident Since” date and “Card Expires” date or has no expiration date); state that they are of at least borrowing age in the state of residence at the time of application; and meet Lender underwriting criteria (including, for example, employment, debt-to-income, disposable income, and credit history requirements).

Borrowers may refinance any unsubsidized or subsidized Federal or private student loan that was used exclusively for qualified higher education expenses (as defined in 26 USC Section 221) at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate school.

All loans must be in grace or repayment status and cannot be in default.  Borrower must have graduated or be enrolled in good standing in the final term preceding graduation from an accredited Title IV U.S. school and must be employed, or have an eligible offer of employment.  Parents looking to refinance loans taken out on behalf of a child should refer to https://www.laurelroad.com/refinance-student-loans/refinance-parent-plus-loans/ for more information.

For Associates Degrees: Only associates degrees earned in one of the following are eligible for refinancing: Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT); Dental Hygiene; Diagnostic Medical Sonography; EMT/Paramedics; Nuclear Technician; Nursing; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Pharmacy Technician; Physical Therapy Assistant; Radiation Therapy; Radiologic/MRI Technologist; Respiratory Therapy; or Surgical Technologist. To refinance an Associates degree, a borrower must also either be currently enrolled and in the final term of an associate degree program at a Title IV eligible school with an offer of employment in the same field in which they will receive an eligible associate degree OR have graduated from a school that is Title IV eligible with an eligible associate and have been employed, for a minimum of 12 months, in the same field of study of the associate degree earned.

LOAN AMOUNT

For bachelor’s degrees and higher, up to 100% of outstanding private and federal student loans (minimum $5,000) are eligible for refinancing. If you are refinancing greater than $300,000 in student loan debt, Lender may refinance the loans into 2 or more new loans.

For eligible Associates degrees in the healthcare field (see Eligibility & Eligible Loans section above), Lender will refinance up to $50,000 in loans for non-ParentPlus refinance loans.  Note, parents who are refinancing loans taken out on behalf of a child who has obtained an associates degrees in an eligible healthcare field are not subject to the $50,000 loan maximum, refer to https://www.laurelroad.com/refinance-student-loans/refinance-parent-plus-loans/ for more information.

FEE INFORMATION

There are no origination fees or prepayment penalties associated with the loan. Lender may assess a late fee if any part of a payment is not received within 15 days of the payment due date. Any late fee assessed shall not exceed 5% of the late payment or $28, whichever is less.  A borrower may be charged $20 for any payment (including a check or an electronic payment) that is returned unpaid due to non-sufficient funds (NSF) or a closed account.