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I am very sorry to learn of this situation.
While unfortunately as between you and the school, you are going to be forced to make the loan payments if he defaults (or you are going to be in default as well and subject to collections), you can sue him for breach of contract and collect any money that you have to pay on the loans back from him.
If the amount is less than $10,000.00 you can do this quickly and easily in small claims court without having to retain a lawyer, see: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/sls/forms/How-to-Sue-in-Small-Claims-Court.pdf