Our bankers are at the head of the class when it comes to helping you re-think your financial position given seasonal cash flow, unpredictable enrollment, government funding cuts and increased competition for students and/or tuition dollars. We take the time to understand your goals and work diligently to meet your organization’s unique banking needs.


With a strong local commitment to education, backed by sizable national resources and the expertise of our Public Finance team, Western Alliance Bank offers a wide array of banking and financing solutions for all types of educational institutions. Our customer-focused approach also means you get a dedicated, experienced relationship manager who understands the nuts and bolts of your operations and the needs of your students, staff and community.

Loans, lines of credit and leases are subject to credit approval.

Treasury Management

  • Simplify your day-to-day banking
  • Improve payment practices
  • Accelerate receivables
  • Monitor and manage cash flow

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International Banking

  • Finance international student and study abroad growth
  • Make and receive foreign currency payments
  • Mitigate currency risk

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Loan Types

  • SBA 504 and commercial real estate loans
  • Asset-based loans
  • Lines of credit
  • Sophisticated commercial credit card products
  • CAPEX loans for facilities or equipment
  • Equipment financing

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As a nonprofit, we work differently than other businesses. The bank knows that and understands our special mission and operation. The bank’s financing has been an important part of our ability to serve our community and our children.
Mary Levy, Executive Director, Montessori School
About Us

With more than $20 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies and is ranked #2 on the Forbes 2018 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Hotel Franchise Finance, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank.