We've changed and we're continuing to change
We opened our doors.
We became a private company.
We split into two separate companies to better serve you.
We’re constantly adapting to better help you achieve your dreams.
We started as a government-sponsored enterprise, but in 2004, we became a fully privatized company.
In 2014, Sallie Mae split into two distinct, separate companies. One is SLM Corporation, which is us, today’s Sallie Mae, a private originator of student loans, and one is Navient Corporation, to service government loans.
We’ve always had a great purpose—that hasn’t changed. What’s different is how we fulfill that purpose. Now, more than ever, we’re ready to help you create the life you want for yourself.