Register to win $1,000
I'm ready to
save for college
Enjoy a savings account that motivates you to reach your goals with loyalty bonuses and milestone rewards
Open an account
Boost your college savings with cash back when you shop online, book travel, eat at restaurants, and more.
Save with a great interest rate, plus no minimum balance or fees
Take advantage of savings with a great interest rate earned over a fixed period of time.
Learn about a tax-advantaged way to save for college.
Log in to student loans
Create your student loan account
Check loan application status
Log in to other
products and services ›
Register for college planning tools
Register and you could win $1,000 for college in our monthly Plan for CollegeSM sweepstakes
When it comes to paying for college first look for money you won’t have to pay back (scholarships and grants). Then explore federal student loans. Finally, consider a responsible private student loan to cover the rest.
Explore how you can follow a step-by-step method to pay for college.
See the 1-2-3 approach to paying
Join the families with a plan who saved 46% more than non-planners.
Make a plan for college
Access more than 5 million college scholarships worth up to $24 billion.
Search for scholarships
Register to use Scholarship Search for a chance to win.
Register for a chance to win
Looking for financial aid for 2017-18? There are a few things you need to know.
See changes to the FAFSA
Tell us how you plan to pay for college for a chance to win!
Take part in the challenge
I have big dreams and big aspirations. That's why my scholarship was such a blessing.
Watch Quinton's story
Quinton L.,Bridging the Dream Scholarship winner
Source: How America Pays for College 2016, by Sallie Mae and Ipsos. Top five ways; does not total 100%.
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. See official rules at SallieMae.com/SweepstakesRules.
How America Pays for College 2016, by Sallie Mae and Ipsos.
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. See official rules at MakeCollegeHappenChallenge.com/Rules.