Health Professions

The Health Professions Loan is designed specifically for students in a variety of health professions programs at various stages including training and residency programs.

Some advantages of the TERI guaranteed Health Professions Loan

  • Competitive interest rates
  • Preliminary approval in as few as 15 minutes when applying by Web or phone
  • Funding in as few as 5 days from receipt of completed application
  • Convenient, no hassle application process
  • No application fees or other out-of-pocket fees

Approved Disciplines

Undergraduate and graduate students in the following disciplines may apply:

  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Pathogenesis and Cancer
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dentistry
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing (Registered)
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Public Health
  • Vascular Biology
  • Veterinary Medicine

For Accelerated programs

The Health Professions Loan offers seamless borrowing for students enrolled in accelerated graduate degree programs. Students enrolled in a TERI-approved Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters of Physicians Assistant and Masters of Physical Therapy program can borrow on a credit-worthy or credit-ready basis throughout their education.

Internship/Residency

Medical school students may request an additional deferment after graduation for up to four years while completing an internship or residency (subject to the program maximum of 10 years).