College Confidence | What America knows about paying for college

Sallie Mae in partnership with IPSOS, the world’s third-largest insights and analytics company, is on a mission to power confidence as students begin their unique journeys–helping them plan and pay for college, earn their degrees, and feel ready for what is next. As a leader in private education lending, they provide financing and expertise to support college access and completion.

{Sallie Mae} We believe college should be affordable, equitable, and accessible for all students, and we’re committed to making that a reality. By offering free resources, we make planning and paying for college simpler, helping students find the right college fit, giving them a quicker way to complete the FAFSA®, and personalized support in setting and reaching their financial goals. We also offer a suite of loan products for undergraduates and graduates to help families achieve their goal of higher education.

Students and families want help navigating this important time in their lives. We’re committed to helping them understand their options, make smart choices, and set themselves up for success now and in the future.

Download College Confidence 2022, What America knows about paying for college, Sallie Mae’s new study that explores high school families’ understanding of college financing.

The research examines what college-bound students and parents know about financial aid, the FAFSA®, scholarships, and student loans. The report evaluates perceptions, exposes common misconceptions, and gauges how prepared high school families are to pay for college.