After thirty years, MEFA is still doing exactly what it was
created to do – helping to make higher education more accessible and affordable
for Massachusetts students and families. As the college financing expert, we
are committed to providing you resources and tools as you work with college
students throughout the Commonwealth.
In line with our Community Outreach
efforts, MEFA is committed to providing training and resources for our college
and university colleagues throughout the Commonwealth.
Resources From Previous
MEFA Loan Application Process Webinar demonstrated the MEFA
Loan application process from a borrower's perspective. Watch the webinar (and
share it with colleagues) to view what your families see when they apply for a
MEFA Loan. You can watch the webinar recording here.
- MEFA’s Financial Aid Training for College
Admissions Counselors provided a comprehensive overview of the
financial aid process, as well as important federal updates and a summary of
new tools and resources for families and counselors. Check out the presentation
View the Financial Aid Overview
College Enrollment Tools & Resources slides
MEFA continues to serve as
Massachusetts’ expert in Planning, Saving and Paying for
Over the past year, MEFA reached over 20,000 families at
over 500 seminars across the state, educating students and parents on early
college planning, college admissions and college financing. Contact
us if you’re interested in hearing more about serving as a volunteer
presenter to speak to families at high schools in your community.
The U.Plan, MEFA’s Prepaid Tuition Program,
and the U.Fund,
Massachusetts’ 529 college savings plan, allow families to save easily and
wisely for higher education expenses.
The flagship fixed interest rate MEFA
Loan remains one of the most affordable college financing options available
for undergraduate and graduate students.