Are international students eligible to apply? February 24, 2020 23:50 Updated International students are not currently eligible to apply for a student loan with SoFi. Related articles Does SoFi offer a cosigner release for their Private Student Loans? How long does the application process take? How quickly can I get my loan? How long can I defer the loan? Can I defer payments until I’m done with school? Who can open a SoFi Money cash management account? How do I set up an advisory appointment with a Financial Planner?