What Are Some Popular Student Loan Companies?


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Some of the most popular student loan companies include Sallie Mae, Discover Student Loans, SunTrust, Citizens Bank and Wells Fargo. Nelnet, Social Finance, PNC Financial Services and LendKey are also popular providers of student loans.

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What Are Some Popular Student Loan Companies?
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As of 2015, Sallie Mae is the largest student loan provider in the United States. Banks such as Wells Fargo, Discover and Citizens Bank are also among the largest and most popular sources for student loans. However, peer-to-peer lending services like Social Finance, which differ from large banks and loan companies in how they connect borrowers to investors, have seen an increase in popularity among students and recent graduates who are dissatisfied with the traditional lending process.

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