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Over 300 higher education institutions across the nation are working with Salt to successfully guide their students and alumni through the financing process so they can achieve a positive financial future. Explore the list of our partner schools and see what college administrators are saying about the Salt experience.

Alabama
Miles College
University of Alabama
Alaska
Ilisagvik College
Arizona
Arizona Christian University
Pima Community College
Prescott College
Yavapai College
California
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
Center For Employment Training
Dominican University of California
Holy Names University
Life Chiropractic College West
Notre Dame De Namur University
Otis College of Art and Design
Pacific Oaks College
Saint Mary’s College of California
Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
Santa Barbara City College
Southern California University of Health Sciences
Saybrook University
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
Western University of Health Sciences
Woodbury University
Colorado
Colorado State University-Pueblo
Community College of Aurora
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Connecticut
Albertus Magnus College
Eastern Connecticut State University
Quinnipiac University
Sacred Heart University
University of Hartford
University of Saint Joseph
Florida
Beacon College
Bethune-Cookman University
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Florida Gateway College
Florida State University
Hodges University
Miami Dade College
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Saint Leo University
St. Thomas University
University of Tampa
Stetson University
University of West Florida
Warner University
Georgia
Atlanta Metropolitan College
Clark Atlanta University
Columbus State University
Emory University
Fort Valley State University
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Georgia State University
Oglethorpe University
Idaho
College of Southern Idaho
College of Western Idaho
Lewis-Clark State College
Illinois
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
City Colleges of Chicago
Greenville College
Columbia College Chicago
Oakton Community College
Parkland College
Rock Valley College
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Iowa
Grand View University
Kansas
Butler Community College
Dodge City Community College
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Garden City Community College
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas State University
Washburn University
Kentucky
University of Louisville
Louisiana
Dillard University
Maine
Beal College
Central Maine Community College
Eastern Maine Community College
Husson University
Kennebec Valley Community College
Maine College of Art
Northern Maine Community College
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
Southern Maine Community College
Thomas College
University of Maine
University of Maine, Augusta
University of Maine, Farmington
University of Maine, Fort Kent
University of Maine, Machias
University of Maine, Presque Isle
University of Southern Maine
Washington County Community College
York County Community College
Maryland
Johns Hopkins University
Massachusetts
American International College
Anna Maria College
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Bay Path University
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Bentley University
Berklee College of Music
Berkshire Community College
Boston College
Bridgewater State University
Cambridge College
Clark University
College of the Holy Cross
Dean College
Emerson College
Endicott College
Fisher College
Framingham State University
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Gordon College
Harvard University
Holyoke Community College
Laboure College
Lasell College
Lesley University
Longy School of Music of Bard College
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts School of Law
Massasoit Community College
Merrimack College
Middlesex Community College
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Wachusett Community College
Newbury College
North Bennet Street School
North Shore Community College
Pine Manor College
Quinsigamond Community College
Regis College
Salem State University
School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Simmons College
Southeastern Technical Institute
Springfield Technical Community College
Stonehill College
Suffolk University
Tufts University
Wentworth Institute of Technology
William James College
Michigan
Bay de Noc Community College
Grand Rapids Community College
Kirtland Community College
Minnesota
Normandale Community College
University of St. Thomas
Mississippi
Mississippi Valley State University
Missouri
St. Charles Community College
Montana
Fort Peck Community College
Nebraska
Concordia University
Nebraska Indian Community College
Nevada
Nevada State College
University of Nevada – Reno
New Hampshire
Plymouth State University
Rivier University
Saint Anselm College
New Jersey
Caldwell University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Seton Hall University
New York
Bard College
Canisius College
Clarkson University
D’Youville College
Fashion Institute of Technology
Hamilton College
Houghton College
Keuka College
LIM College
Mercy College
Nazareth College
Niagara University
Paul Smith’s College
School of Visual Arts
University of Rochester
North Carolina
East Carolina University
Cape Fear Community College
James Sprunt Community College
Lees-McRae College
Lenoir-Rhyne University
North Carolina State University
Pfeiffer University
Pitt Community College
Queens University of Charlotte
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
The University of Mount Olive
Warren Wilson College
William Peace University
North Dakota
Sitting Bull College
United Tribes Technical College
Ohio
Antioch University
Capital University
Central Ohio Technical College
Clark State Community College
Marion Technical College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Southern State Community College
Stark State College
University of Toledo
Washington State Community College
Oklahoma
Mid-America Christian University
Oklahoma Christian University
University of Central Oklahoma
Oregon
Blue Mountain Community College
Central Oregon Community College
Clackamas Community College
Clatsop Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Lane Community College
Lewis & Clark College
Linfield College
Linn-Benton Community College
Marylhurst University
Mount Hood Community College
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Rogue Community College
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Umpqua Community College
University of Oregon
Warner Pacific College
Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University
Dickinson College
Eastern University
Mercyhurst University
Puerto Rico
EDP University of Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design
South Carolina
Francis Marion University
Limestone College
Newberry College
South Dakota
Oglala Lakota College
Tennessee
Chattanooga State Community College
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Texas
Dallas Nursing Institute
Schreiner University
Tarrant County College District
Tarleton State University
Texas A&M Central Texas
Texas A&M - College Station
Texas A & M International University
Texas A&M – San Antonio
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
Texas A&M – Kingsville
Texas Lutheran University
Texas State University
University of Texas – Arlington
University of The Incarnate Word
Victoria College
Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington
Bates Technical College
Bellingham Technical College
Big Bend Community College
Clark College
Clover Park Technical College
Columbia Basin College
Edmonds Community College
The Evergreen State College
Lower Columbia College
Miles College
Peninsula College
Pierce College
Seattle Central College
Shoreline Community College
South Seattle College
Spokane Community College
Spokane Falls Community College
Tacoma Community College
Whatcom Community College
Washington State University
Washington D.C
American University Washington College of Law
Howard University
Wisconsin
Alverno College
Chippewa Valley Technical
College of Menominee Nation
Fox Valley Technical College
Gateway Technical College
Madison Area Technical College
Mid-State Technical College
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Moraine Park Technical College
Northcentral Technical College
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

“What separates ASA (SALT) from other firms is their attentiveness to our needs; support for our initiatives to educate our students; and responsiveness to our suggestions for improvement. In short, ASA is a true partner with us in default prevention and financial literacy . . . as proven by our declining default rates! Thank you, ASA!”

Penny Wills, President

Yavapai College

“We congratulate ASA on reaching 1 million SALT members, and are excited to be part of the positive movement of empowering students and alumni with the tools necessary to navigate their finances before, during, and after college.”

Jodi Kaus, Director of Powercat Financial Counseling

K-State

“Our collaboration with ASA has allowed FAME to bring SALT to all Maine high school students and 85% of Maine college students. FAME is a national leader in its statewide efforts to promote financial education, and we are fully committed to providing early and ongoing opportunities for Maine students to improve their financial knowledge and behavior.”

Bruce Wagner, FAME Chief Executive Officer

Augusta, ME

“As a financial aid administrator, I’ve had the opportunity of working with American Student Assistance (ASA) at both the university and community college level. ASA’s primary resource, SALT, is an invaluable tool for our students as they seek to become more financially informed and empowered. SALT’s success is clearly indicated by our students’ positive feedback and by measurable results, e.g., a significant decrease in student loan default rates for our institution. We are sold on ASA’s outstanding customer service, level of dedication, and commitment to providing a superior financial literacy resource.”

Julae Grosz, Director of Financial Aid

Chattanooga State Community College

“SALT is a great fit for our university and student population. It helps the university deliver services to students, such as default aversion, in a way and to a degree we otherwise could not. For students, SALT simply provides the tools and advice they need in a way they want.”

Craig Karlin, Director of Financial Assistance

Fort Hays State University

“Salt offers an outstanding way for us to remain involved with our students and graduates as they address their student debt. We know the financial health and knowledge of our students is key to their satisfaction and happiness in their investment at Oklahoma Christian.”

Chris Adair, Director of Alumni Communications

Oklahoma Christian University

“Being one of the first colleges in California to offer SALT free to students has given us competitive leverage, and we have promoted the program to potential and interested students to help conversion. Our default rates are currently low, but as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and with the increased number of Gen 1 students now attending our college, we wanted to make sure we continued the low rate by proactively working with both of these populations—as well as all student populations that can benefit from the financial management tools offered through SALT. We look forward to a continued relationship and continued positive results with SALT and American Student Assistance.”

Karen Schornstein, Director of Enrollment Marketing

Notre Dame de Namur University

“American Student Assistance’s SALT program is the right solution for our school. The opportunity for students to establish an online account to access financial literacy information, scholarship opportunities, and even job searches is a huge benefit. I also really like how they initiate contact with student borrowers during their grace period and notify them should they become delinquent with any payments. And because many of our Kansas peer institutions subscribe to SALT, our students will be familiar with the program upon transferring to other colleges and universities in the state.”

Kathy Blau, Director of Student Financial Aid

Garden City Community College

“It has been a pleasure working with the SALT team as we brought the program to SAIC. During implementation, they provided us with all the resources we needed to inform our community about SALT, including enrollment information for students. They always respond quickly to my various requests for SALT enrollment numbers for our students, and to provide further resources to meet a number of different needs across campus. Everyone on the SALT team has been so prompt in responding to my requests with great information to meet my needs.”

Jane Brumitt, Executive Director of Enrollment Services

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

“WE LOVE SALT! We use the program as part of our default management plan and hope to add My Money 101 as a requirement for students in the Freshman Experience class. We also require several of the courses as part of entrance, exit, and additional loan certifications.”

Amanda Reisinger, Director of Financial Aid

Zane State College

“SALT provides a platform that allows us to proactively engage our students and help mentor them to effectively manage their personal finances. Thanks to the marketing materials provided by SALT, every student on our campus is aware of SALT and the financial management tools they offer.”

Clint LaRue, Director of Student Financial Services

Oklahoma Christian University

“We were surprised at how quickly SALT’s My Money 101 lessons have impacted our students. We expect this will also lower our cohort default rate. What a great partnership!”

Shelley Semler, Fiscal Advanced Analyst for Financial Aid

PIMA Community College

“Having a large population of low income, first-generation students who come from families that know little to nothing about financial literacy, I am excited to be involved with bringing and implementing the SALT program on our campus. SALT provides a modern approach to financial literacy in multiple formats, which appeals to a broad base of our student population.”

Robin Rondeau, Senior Financial Aid Counselor

Holyoke Community College

“I love how SALT has partnered with us to make sure our students have all the resources possible to manage and repay their loans. SALT has my back: I explain the repayment process to students, hand them information about SALT, and I’m confident that our students will find the best solution for them. SALT has really helped our students overcome the fears and worries about borrowing for college.”

David Kessinger, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Greenville College