Christian School to Grads: We'll Help Pay Your Loans

Spring Arbor grads must work at least 30 hours per week to qualify
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 8, 2013 8:40 AM CST
Spring Arbor, a Christian university in central Michigan, is offering all students a for forgiving student loan deal—if you cannot afford to repay your debts, they promise to help.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – If you can't afford to repay your student loans, Yale will sue you. But Spring Arbor University, a small private school in central Michigan, has a kinder, gentler approach. If a grad cannot find a job that pays well enough, the Christian university promises to help pay off that debt, so long as the grad is working at least 30 hours a week, reports the AP. The president of Spring Arbor says that in the face of a tough job market, the school is just looking to provide "students and their families with peace of mind." This fall's freshmen will be auto-enrolled in the school's loan repayment assistance program. (Read more Spring Arbor University stories.)

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