Helping families plan & pay for college

Education Finance Council (EFC) is the national trade association representing nonprofit and state-agency student loan 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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EFC Featured Member

    

MeasureOne is a higher education data and analytics firm focused on the $1.4 trillion-dollar student loan market. The company applies data science and industry expertise in order to increase understanding of student loans and empower student loan lending, risk assessment, repayment, capital market investments and public policy development.

MeasureOne has developed the first and only Private Student Loan Consortium, a data cooperative of the nation’s largest lenders and holders of private student loans. Informed by a multi-dimensional dataset and powered by proprietary analytics, MeasureOne provides insightful perspective into student loan performance, academic trends, enrollment activity and financial aid decisioning.

MeasureOne was founded in San Francisco and has offices in Dallas, TX and Ahmedabad, India.

nonprofit & State-based Refinancing Programs

   

Eleven EFC Members offer education refinancing loans.

These nonprofit and state-based education refinancing programs make education debt more manageable for families by providing a refinancing tool that consolidates high-interest rate education loans into a single loan, reducing monthly payments and, in many cases, overall debt burden.

Find a nonprofit, state-based refinancing program here.