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Student loans are just a smart click away!

San Mateo Credit Union is proud to partner with Credit Union Student Choice, an innovative student loan organization that was formed by leading credit unions across the nation. After observing recent student loan scandals and hearing member concerns over the rising costs of a college education, credit union leaders came together in an effort to offer loans that are truly in the best interest of students and families.

If you are a current member of San Mateo Credit Union or are eligible for membership, we think you will be impressed by our favorable terms and extremely competitive rates. Apply now for fast online approval and to obtain your no obligation credit union private student loan quote. We look forward to serving your financial needs today, and for many years to come!


Call Toll Free (877) 229-8354.

SMCU Tuition Loan

We've got a great tuition loan package that can be customized for everything from online classes to books. Learning takes a lot of forms these days and our loan handles all of them!

Funds are available for:

  • Online classes/certifications
  • Job training programs
  • College courses
  • Books

You can receive your loan amount either paid directly to you or direct to the school. It even covers expenses within the last 60 days.

  • 6.99% APR*
  • Loans from $500 to $25,000
  • Terms up to 5 years

*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Rate of 6.99% applies to terms up to 60 months. All loans are subject to credit, income verification and debt qualification. Rates and terms subject to change at any time. Total aggregate unsecured with the credit union may not exceed $25,000. Loan will be disbursed to Pay Direct OR to reimburse borrower for paid tuition if paid by borrower within the last 60 days. Member must provide documentation showing cost of courses, registration fees, books, proof of payment (if for reimbursement). Other restrictions may apply. San Mateo Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Lender. Federally Insured by NCUA.