TERI Advantages

Since TERI was founded in 1985, we’ve helped over one million students and families with our College Access programs and we have guaranteed over $6 billion in private education loans. But that’s just the beginning. Here’s a quick look at what else is behind the TERI nameĀ…

TERI / The Guarantee

TERI is the most experienced and largest guarantor of private student loans in the nation. With an education loan guarantee from TERI, our network of more than 30 lenders are able to offer private student loans to more students and families with more flexible terms and at lower rates. Look for the "TERI" brand on your students’ loans.

TERI / Loan Programs for Everyone

  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate and Professional students
  • Continuing Education students
  • Health Professions students
  • Elementary and secondary students
  • International students

TERI / One Stop for Superior Service and Support

Whether you call Priority Service or visit our Online School Services, you have instant access to school reports, loan certification, disbursement options, and much more. Our Priority Service team is here to answer your questions.

TERI / Improving Education for All

As a nonprofit organization, our mission is to promote access to education at all levels for students of all ages and backgrounds. From early awareness programs and college planning assistance to our policy research and the leadership of the national Pathways to College Network, we serve the needs of under-represented students who are often the first in their families to be enrolled in college.

TERI / Offering Free College Information Services

TERI professionals help high school and continuing education students select a college, apply for admission, explore financial aid, find scholarships and fill any financial aid gaps.

TERI / Laying the Groundwork for the Future

At TERI, we counsel young people to have high expections, stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to attend college.