Close

To personalize your experience, enter your birth year and zip code:

Personalize your experience:

Personalize your experience:

 

 

Close

Collins Community Credit Union

Student Loans

Achieve your educational goals

Sometimes, the idea of paying for college seems impossible. But you know that in the end, it's worth it.

At Collins Community Credit Union, we want to help you ignite your dreams of getting that degree. That's why we offer supplemental private students loans through Iowa Student Loan(R).

The Partnership Loan

The Partnership Advance Education Loan (Partnership Loan) can help you pay for college while you're in school.

  • 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, make interest-only payments or defer payments while you attend school.
  • Offers benefits such as an interest rate reduction and cosigner release.

Learn More and Apply

The Reset Loan

The Reset Refinance Loan (Reset Loan) can help you simplify repayment or pay lower interest for existing student loans after you finish college and refinance or combine existing student loans into one new loan. This may help you if you have student loans with higher interest rates or are making payments to a number of different servicers.

  • Competitive fixed interest rates.
  • Three different repayment terms.
  • An interest rate reduction benefit.

Learn More and Apply

Tools and Tips to Help Minimize Borrowing

Take advantage of Iowa Student Loan's smart borrowing resources.

  • Student Loan Game Plan helps you learn how you can reduce the amount you may need to borrow for college.
  • Return on College Investment lets you explore jobs and earnings for graduates of specific majors.
  • College Funding Forecaster allows you to estimate college costs for four years based on your freshman financial aid award letter.
  • Student Loan Coach, Iowa Student Loan's blog, provides tips on how to prepare, plan for and finance college.

Tips

  • Complete the FAFSA first. The first step in applying for financial aid, which includes federal student loans, is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Work with your college financial aid office to explore and exhaust all sources of student financial aid before seeking a private student loan.

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 post-secondary education.

Apply Now

Get Student Loans Today

Found out how to Apply for Student Loans and start enjoying your new Student Loans!

Have a Question? Contact Us

What's New

  • Protect Financial Choice

    Setting the Records Straight on Credit Unions

    14 February 2018
    Fact vs. Fiction - Cedar Falls Branch Manager, Tom Blandford sets the record straight on Iowa Credit Unions. A response to the January 2 column, "Everyone should be paying their fair share." Learn More
  • 6 Affordable Date Night Ideas for Valentine's Day

    05 February 2018
    With restaurants packed, heart-shaped candy filling every grocery store, and advertisements for expensive jewelry everywhere, the clear message seems to be that in order to enjoy a fulfilling Valentine's Day with your partner, you need to spend a lot of money. However, more expensive dates do not necessarily mean the couple will enjoy the experience more. Simple, inexpensive dates are often the best way to spend Valentine's Day with your loved one, whether it is your first Valentine's... Learn More
  • A father and his sons

    What Previous Generations Never Taught You About Personal Finance and Frugality

    29 January 2018
    In this era of life-changing developments in science and technology, it is easy to believe that we must be getting smarter every year. Yet with respect to our financial decisions, this may not always be the case. Excessive consumer spending is a major and enduring issue in the US, with 38% of US households holding a revolving credit card balance, over half a million people filing for personal bankruptcy annually over the past decade, and almost half of the working population having no... Learn More
  • Social Media

    How Social Media Is Affecting Your Spending

    08 January 2018
    Social media platforms include a variety of web and mobile-based applications and websites that are designed to facilitate users in creating and sharing content. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, you use social media everyday! These platforms have risen astronomically in popularity over the past decade compared to static, non-interactive services, and they have also made a considerable impact (although you may not realize it) on our spending habits. Learn More
View All What's New

What's New

  • Snowball Fight for JDRF

    February 24, 2018
    6:00 PM
    11:00 PM
    Knights of Columbus Hall
    18 December 2017
    Join us for a Snowball Fight for JDRF on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cedar Rapids. Admission is $30 per person - must be 21 and up to attend, ID’s will be checked at the door. Tickets are available at all Collins Community Credit Union Cedar Rapids and Marion branches. Learn More
View All What's New