Student loans

This dashboard provides access to data about student loans, closed-end loans to finance consumers' education, both originated by the federal government and by private lenders.

Data snapshot for January 2018

1.0 million
Student loans originated


$11.8 billion
Dollar volume of new loans


19.8% increase
In year-over-year originations

Origination activity

Lending levels

The number of student loans originated each month.

Year-over-year changes

Year-over-year changes in the number and volume of student loans originated by month.

Geographic changes

Geographic distribution of the year-over-year change in the volume of student loans originated.

Borrower risk profiles

Volume of student loans by credit score

Exploring the origination of student loans to consumers at different credit score levels.

Year-over-year changes by credit score

Detailing the year-over-year changes in origination activity for student loans by credit score.

Lending to low-to-moderate income neighborhoods

Volume of student loans by income level

Examining the origination of student loans to consumers based on the income level of the neighborhood in which they reside.

Year-over-year changes by credit score

Detailing the year-over-year changes in origination activity for student loans by income level.

Lending by borrower age

Volume of student loans by age group

Exploring how lending activity is changing for borrowers by age.

Year-over-year changes by borrower age

Detailing the year-over-year changes in origination activity for student loans by borrower age.