Helping families plan & pay for college

Education Finance Council (EFC) is the national trade association representing nonprofit and state-based higher education finance organizations. As state-based, nonprofit entities, EFC Members are driven by public-purpose missions to expand borrowers’ financial knowledge, prevent over-borrowing, and promote positive repayment behavior.

All EFC Members, as nonprofit, public-purpose organizations, strive to increase college access, success, and affordability in their states and nationwide, operating as loan servicers and supplemental loan originators while providing a wide array of college access and student success services and resources.

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Since 1983, AccessLex Institute has continually evolved to meet the ever-changing challenges and needs of the law students and institutions that they serve. They are steadfast in our commitment to inform students of the economic realities of law school without limiting their aspirations. They conduct and commission research to illuminate the latest data and evidence on the most critical issues facing legal education today. And they are resolute in our appeal to policymakers and influencers to take actions that make legal education work better for both students and society at large.

As a nonprofit organization underpinned by nearly 200 American Bar Association-approved nonprofit and state-affiliated law schools, AccessLex Institute is intently dedicated to the betterment of legal education. They have more than 80 employees in their offices in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., and in field offices throughout the United States. They currently have more than $500 million in total net assets.

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EFC Members excel at providing free, innovative college access, student success, and financial literacy programs in their states. In 2016, EFC Members provided over 2.5 million families the resources needed to successfully plan, save, and pay for college.

EFC Members’ free public service programs include FAFSA completion events and help centers, scholarship programs, college planning centers, financial aid workshops and information sessions for students and parents, financial literacy training workshops for elementary, middle, and high school students, and support services and programs for members of the military, veterans, and at-risk and low-income youth, including homeless and foster youth.

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2017 EFC Mid-Year Membership Meeting