Earnest Student Loan Refinancing

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing

in Student Loan Refinancing from Earnest Operations LLC


Earnest Student Loan Refinancing


in Student Loan Refinancing from Earnest Operations LLC

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Community Rating Mostly not recommended
Loan Amount $5,000 - $500,000
Loan Term (Years) 5 - 20 years
Fixed APR 3.75% - 8.77%
Variable APR 3.5% - 8.72%
Number of Reviews 19

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing Review

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing is a student loan refinance offering by Earnest Operations LLC, . Founded in 2013, Earnest Operations LLC offers student loan refinancing in 47 states (and Washington, DC).

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing FAQ

What APRs does Earnest Student Loan Refinancing offer on its student refinancing loans?

The range of APRs you qualify for when refinancing a student loan vary widely by lender and will depend on your creditworthiness and the type of loan you choose. Loans with fixed rates will typically have higher APRs than loans with a variable rate. 

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing offers variable rate APRs that range from 3.5% to 8.72%.
Borrowers who choose a fixed-rate refinancing loan can expect APRs that range from 3.75% to 8.77% APR.

How much can you borrow via Earnest Student Loan Refinancing?

Loan amounts start at $5,000 and go up to $500,000

Does Earnest Student Loan Refinancing charge an origination fee?

No, Earnest Student Loan Refinancing does not charge a loan origination fee.

A loan origination fee is what some lenders charge for processing, underwriting, and funding a loan. Typically fees range from 0.5% to 5% of the loan amount. Whenever possible, go with lenders that don’t charge origination fees.

Does Earnest Student Loan Refinancing charge prepayment fees?

No, Earnest Student Loan Refinancing does not charge prepayment fees. This means you will not have to pay additional fees if you decide to pay the loan off early.

What terms does Earnest Student Loan Refinancing offer?

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing provides refinancing loans of 5 to 20 years.

It also offers borrowers unemployment protection. This means that if you lose your job through no fault of your own your loan payments may qualify for a temporary hold.

What type of borrowers will Earnest Student Loan Refinancing consider?

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing considers loans applications from:

  • undergraduate degree holders
  • graduate degree holders
  • parents of graduates

What do you need to qualify for Earnest Student Loan Refinancing?

Applicants with a credit score of at least 650 and up to 850 may be eligible for Earnest Student Loan Refinancing.

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing does not have or does not disclose a minimum annual income eligibility requirement. Earnest Student Loan Refinancing only considers borrowers who are employed.

The Military Lending Act (32 C.F.R. § 232) prohibits lenders from charging service members more than 36% APR on credit extended to covered borrowers. Active duty service members and their covered dependents are eligible to apply for a loan via Earnest Student Loan Refinancing. Their rates fall within the limits of The Military Lending Act.

U.S. citizens are, of course, eligible for the services offered by Earnest Student Loan Refinancing. Permanent resident / green card holders are also eligible to apply. Not all companies will work with visa holders. Earnest Operations LLC does offer its services to temporary resident visa holders such as F1 or H1B holders.

To qualify, applicants may need to provide the following documentation:

  • Proof of graduation
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of citizenship or residence permit

What is the estimated funding time for a student loan refinance via Earnest Student Loan Refinancing?

Earnest Student Loan Refinancing will typically provide a credit approval decision in less than an hour and fund the loan within 7 to 14 days.

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  Available in 47 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Washington, DC
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 9 days
No Origination Fee  
No Prepayment Fee  
Origination Fee (%) 0%
Credit Score Range 650 - 850
Employment Statuses Considered
  • Employed Full-Time
  • Employed Part-Time
  • Self-Employed
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
  • U.S. Temporary Resident Visa Holders
Joint Loan Applications Accepted Individual Applications
Military Status
  • Active Duty Military
  • Non-Military
  • Veterans
  • Military Dependent
Verification Documents Required
  • Proof of Graduation
  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of citizenship/residence (Green Card)
Credit Bureau Reporting Experian
Funding Time Range 7 - 14 days
Payment Options Automatic Payments
Unemployment Protection  
Fixed APR 3.75% - 8.77%
Loan Amount $5,000 - $500,000
Variable APR 3.5% - 8.72%
Loan Term 5 - 20 years

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