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We’re committed to helping families pay for higher education. We provide them with products, information, and tools on saving, planning, and paying for college or graduate school. We’re a lender who originates student loans in our name.

Sallie Mae was originally created in 1972 as a government-sponsored entity (GSE). In 2004, the company terminated our GSE charter, ending our ties to the federal government.

We’ve always had a great purpose. But now, more than ever, we’re ready to help students and families get where they want to be.

The ticker symbol for SLM Corp. is SLM. Our shares are traded on The NASDAQ Stock Market.