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Student Loan Options for International Students


International Students Studying Abroad

Ready to embark on a life-changing study abroad adventure?

Nomad Credit is here to help you get there.

Are you ready to make your study abroad dreams a reality? At Nomad Credit, we understand the unique financial needs of global students who want to pursue their education overseas.



Student Loan Options

U.S. Cosigner

A US Cosigner loan option often sees lower interest rates than other loan options, but it does require a US citizen or permanent resident as a cosigner.

  • Potentially save thousands on your loan repayment
  • May defer payment up to six to nine months after graduation
  • Can cover up to 100% of cost of attendance

No Cosigner

No Cosigner loan options are a great choice for students enrolled in qualifying programs at most top schools in USA, Canada and the world, and offer competitive interest rates and potentially deferred payments.

  • No cosigner or collateral needed
  • Flexible repayment terms, including no in-school payment options
  • Limited to graduate students or 3rd/4th year undergraduate students

India Cosigner

Nomad Credit is partnered with leading Indian lenders and banks and can help you search from a wide range of competitive potential loan options.

  • Cosigner and/or collateral is required
  • Loan can be taken for the entire academic period of study, not limited to one academic year
  • Pre visa disbursement options may be available

Financing your study-abroad journey

Student loans can be a great way to help you finance studies abroad, but it’s not always easy to find the best loan for your needs. That's why we're dedicated to helping you search for funding from a range of potential loan options designed with international students in mind. We can help you search for options from multiple lending partners offering low-interest rates and potentially flexible repayment terms. You may not even need a cosigner or collateral!

  • Search with ease, knowing thousands have successfully used our services
  • Review potential loan options that can finance up to your entire approved cost of attendance
  • Discuss your options with a member of our experienced global team with unique U.S.-based expertise
  • Potentially save thousands on student loan repayment

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International Students getting advice

Meet our Team

Brian Hoffman

Brian Hoffman
Founder & CEO

Prior to founding Nomad Credit, Brian worked on an international student loan program for students studying in the United States. Brian was also a top derivatives trader at a leading global trading fi...rm at the famous, Chicago Board of Trade. In his time at Nomad, Brian has personally helped thousands of students evaluate loan and admissions options for studying abroad. In addition, Brian consults for numerous of the leading study abroad consultants in India and around the world to ensure the quality of their USA school selections for their customers. Brian stays active in the U.S. University system by volunteering on the Advisory Board of his college fraternity. Brian graduated top of his class from the highly ranked business school at Indiana University – Bloomington with a degree in Finance.

Nathan Treadwell

Nathan Treadwell
Head of U.S. Loans & Admissions

Part of the Nomad Credit founding team, Nathan has led Nomad Credit in building their profile evaluation model and U.S. admissions processes. As Head of U.S. Admissions, Nathan has personally worked w...ith thousands of students to evaluate their loan and university options to help further their goals of studying abroad. Nathan represents Nomad’s presence abroad and in the U.S. – consulting with noted Indian NBFCs and prominent U.S. universities – and will be leading a series of webinars with Nomad’s NBFC partners on U.S. admissions and the visa process. Nathan graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University – Bloomington, a top ranked business school, with a degree in Finance.

Poornima Tyagi

Poornima Tyagi
Head of India

Ms. Poornima Tyagi, a thorough finance professional with more than 15 years of banking experience. Poornima is a business management graduate with a core expertise in relationship management and busin...ess development. She comes with rich working experience in global brands like Citi Financial, HSBC and also significantly contributed to Avanse Financial Services to build an education loan portfolio of $320M in a span of slightly over 4 years. While at Avanse, Poornima was the Channel & Strategy Head, managing +1,000 partnerships. Nomad Credit has positioned Ms. Poornima Tyagi as India Head to expand the business presence in the field of admissions consulting and student loans.

Ganesh Sharma

Ganesh Sharma
USA Loans Manager

Mr. Ganesh Sharma comes with 12 years of business development experience. 8 years of his professional experience had been in the student loan space. Ganesh holds a Bachelor in Science from Pune Univer...sity. Ganesh has been a top performing sales professional in his previous assignments at major financial institutions, including: HDFC Credila, Avanse, Incred and Shriram City. During the course of his career, Ganesh has garnered many accolades from industry leaders. Ganesh is recruited to lead the Nomad Credit USA cosigner student loan business in India.

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