2002 Guide to Financial Aid Lenders. (Special Section: The Economy)
Morris, Jeffrey, Goral, Tim, University Business
67 COMPANIES YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW
WHEN IT COMES TO PAYING FOR COLLEGE, students have more options available to them than ever before. Today, almost three-quarters of higher education financial aid comes from federal appropriations or loan guarantees, accounting for more than $74 billion in aid disbursed in 2000-2001 (7 percent more aid than the previous year). On the following pages, University Business presents our exclusive comparison chart of financial aid lenders. In addition to federal loans, many of the companies listed offer private or alternative loan solutions tailored to students' needs. If your college or university is seeking a lending partnership, now you can compare features, services, and vital statistics to find just the right fit.
Company Name and URL Stafford PLUS Consoli- dation A+Funds www.aplusfunds.com X X Access Group www.accessgroup.com X X ALL Student Loan Corp www.allstudentloan.org X X X American Education Services/PHEAA www.aesSuccess.org X X X AMS Educational Loan Trust www.tuitionpay.com X X X ASAP/Union Bank and Trust www.asapubt.com X X X Assoc. of American Medical Colleges www.aamc.org/medloans X X Bank One www.studentloannet.com X X X Bank of America www.bofa.com/studentbanking X X X Banknorth Student Loan Program www.banknorth.com X X Beneficial Savings Bank www.beneficialsavings.com X X X BorrowSmart-Trust www.borrowsmart-trust.com X X X Campus Door www.campusdoor.com Chase Manhattan Bank www.chase.com/educationfirst X X X Chela Financial www.loans4students.com X X X Citibank Student Loans www.studentloan.com X X X Citizens Bank www.citizensbank.com X X Class Credit www.classcredit.com X X X College Foundation Inc www.cfnc.org X X X Collegiate Funding Services www.2cfs.com X COSTEP www.costep.org X X X CSLF Student Loan Foundation www.cslf.com X X X edsouth X X X www.edsouth.org Educaid, a First Union Corp www.educaid.com X X X Educational Credit Management Corp www.ecmc.org X X X Educational Funding Services Inc www.efsi.net X X X First Tennessee Bank www.firsttenessee.com X X X First Virginia Bank www.firstvirginia.com X X Firststar Bank www.firstarstudentfinance.com X X X FLEET www.fleet.com/education X X X Hibernia National Bank www.hibernia.com X X X HSBC Bank USA us.hsbc.com/personal/student X X X IDAPP www.idapp.com X X X International Education Finance Corp www.iefc.com X X Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corp www.studentloan.org X X X Key Education Resources www. …