Can a Co-borrower with bad credit hurt my chances of getting a student loan?

I have established, good credit (Fico- 720), but my co-borrowers credit is not that good. When you apply for a loan, would they deny it because the co-borrowers credit is bad? Would it be better to just apply by myself, and would they accept me alone? I always thought a co-borrower, even with bad or OK... show more I have established, good credit (Fico- 720), but my co-borrowers credit is not that good. When you apply for a loan, would they deny it because the co-borrowers credit is bad?

Would it be better to just apply by myself, and would they accept me alone?

I always thought a co-borrower, even with bad or OK credit always improved your chances of getting approved.
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