Finance Your Future in Flight

We have partnered with Meritize to provide our students with financing options to fund your education. With a Meritize Loan, you can get credit for your merit and potentially improve your loan options by sharing your academic history, military background, or work experience. If approved, full deferment during school is available for certain products.

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Secure funding through Meritize Core for Aviation

Helping you become an airline pilot

You are more than your credit score. That’s why Meritize Loans* looks beyond FICO and uses your previous academic or military experience to enhance your credit evaluation and potentially improve your loan options.

Academic History: Share what you’ve learned in school by providing your transcripts or HSE scores

Military Background: Upload your military documents, such as your DD214, if you are a veteran


The Meritize Loan Difference

  • No monthly payment required until you reach CFI

  • Check your loan options in minutes

    without affecting your credit score

  • Fixed and variable interest rates

  • 0.25% Interest rate discount with autopay**

  • Free Career Services


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*Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Blue Ridge Bank (“Bank”), National Association, Member FDIC. The Bank and Meritize reserve the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid work authorization document, and meet the Bank’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan, the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of the loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law, and other factors.

**The 0.25% Autopay interest rate reduction applies if you make monthly principal and interest payments by an automatic monthly deduction from a savings or checking account.
The benefit will discontinue and be lost for periods in which you do not pay by automatic deduction from a savings or checking account. Autopay is not required to obtain a loan.



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