Welcome to Pay4Education

Manage your family’s college finances - upfront

Choose the most affordable way to pay for tuition

Compare federal vs. private loan funding options

Quickly balance parent & student borrowing

Discover A New Way
For Families To Pay For College

See detailed financing
options side-by-side

​Compare detailed loan calculations for parent and student financing based on your self-reported credit profile in a single view.

Understand 4 Years of College Costs Up Front

See detailed financing options side-by-side

See detailed financing options side-by-side ​

Compare detailed loan calculations for parent and student financing based on your self-reported credit profile in a single view.

College Affordability That Fits Your Monthly Budget  

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What a useful tool!

We were able to estimate the monthly costs and get a better handle on his choices so that our family could have a meaningful kitchen table conversation.
Parent of Macalester College student,
Class of 2023
Cost Savings

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DISCOVER A NEW WAY FOR FAMILIES TO PAY FOR COLLEGE

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