On The Side Of Students For Over 60 Years

We’re a national nonprofit dedicated to helping students succeed as they pursue, persist, and ultimately achieve their higher education dreams.

On The Side Of Students For Over 60 Years

We’re a national nonprofit dedicated to helping students succeed as they pursue, persist, and ultimately achieve their higher education dreams.

Students & Alumni

We give you the free tools, personalized support, and confidence to achieve the goals that matter most to you, like taking control of your money, earning a degree, and managing student debt on your terms.

Salt

Free financial, career, and student loan info you need to know—with real solutions when you need some help.

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College Planning Services

In-person support and financial aid help for high school students, parents, and anyone aspiring to attend college.

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Student Loan Resources

Access free content, forms, and tools to help you make smart decisions about loans before, during, and after college.

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Resources & Insights For Administrators

Our team of experts keeps a constant eye on the changing landscape of Higher Education, and how it affects students and universities nationwide. Explore our industry-leading insights, research, and analysis, and see recaps from our experts’ recent webinars or appearances on our Events page.

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Innovations In Learning Models

Higher Ed is using new learning models to address students’ concerns regarding how well degree programs can work for them. Download our latest infographic to learn more about these innovative models.

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Bridging The Gap Between Education And Occupation

Across the country, colleges and universities are bridging the gap between the career readiness of their students and the challenge employers have finding qualified applicants in a competitive market. Download this whitepaper and learn how higher education institutions are using innovative ways to bridge the skills gap.

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Consumer Advocacy

Through our Center for Consumer Advocacy, our experts are working to inform and craft meaningful, systemic policy change that helps students and families planning for, financing, and repaying the costs of college.

We Provide:

  • 60+ years of industry expertise and advocacy
  • Respected input and guidance on legislation that impacts borrowers
  • A tireless voice for students and working families

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ASA's Impact

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What People Are Saying

“The [ASA Upward Bound] program and Stonehill are a natural fit with the common mission and values that we share …”

Mark Sabina,
Director of Conference & Event Services
Stonehill College

“For students, Salt simply provides the tools and advice they need in a way they want.”

Craig Karlin,
Director of Financial Assistance
For Hays State University

“[ASA’s] wisdom, knowledge of the material, and advice and direction has literally changed my financial future.”

Sherri,
One-On-One Counseling Caller

“Out of everyone that I’ve ever dealt with… [ASA] has been the most helpful, the most patient, the most understanding.”

Stephanie,
One-On-One Counseling Caller
Fort Hays State University

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