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ISM Education Loans

ISM Education Loans provides students and families a variety of information and solutions for paying for higher education with the least debt possible. We’ve been doing this in many different ways for over 30 years!

Whether you’re a student or parent looking for information about how to pay for college, a lender considering working with ISM to help families, as a current investor, or just interested in more information on ISM, welcome! Please choose a tab below or contact us and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.


This section is for investors seeking information about ISM's financial reports and Official Statements for recently issued bonds. This is provided only as a service to our investors and for information purposes only.


ISM Education Loans has been partnering with banks to help Hoosier students for over 3 decades. Partnership opportunities exist for lenders interested in working with ISM to assist families with access AND success in education.

ISM Marketplace

When you’ve exhausted all other funding options, the ISM Student Loan Marketplace is designed to provide you with everything you need to make the best, most informed decision about education loans.

Help Loan

ISM has partnered with First Merchant's Bank, Aspire Resources Inc., and Iowa Student Loan to offer the HELP loan. ISM encourages students and families to work closely with the financial aid office at the college they're attending.

Please click for additional information and to apply for the HELP loan.

Students & Parents

You’re about to embark on the most important journey of your life. ISM College Planning has a variety of tools and guidance that will help you make informed choices to finish college with minimum debt.