Backed by Thrivent

More options. More opportunity.

Like you, we aren't in this for the money

Sure, it’s a business, but we’re more concerned with helping people and the community than making a profit. So join us as we make a dent in student debt and teach students how to properly plan and pay for college.

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cuLearn makes it easier than ever to grow your loan portfolio while helping your members to realize their college dreams.


625 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55414-1624

Business Experts
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We've been in the private student loan and CUSO industry since it launched in 2008, and in the past 10 years have worked with over 400 credit unions in the private student loan industry. As hands-on market experts, we're ready to work hand-in-hand with your team to drive success.

Private Student Loans Are Just Plain Smart.

Your members are asking

In just seven years, private student loan volume has skyrocketed 350%. With cuLearn you can say YES to current member requests and welcome new, younger member prospects.

Be the go-to for the next gen

Start with your desire to help members borrow responsibly.  Add a variety of loan options and a partner who will help them be wise with money, and you've got a truly relevant loan program for today's students.

Grow diversified, grow strong

Private student loans can round out your portfolio and produce a superior yield. We’ll help you maximize your program’s chance for success, and mitigate potential risks, with cuLearn.

Why partner with cuLearn?

Options that optimize your business

Make and hold, forward purchase, and referral.  These options make cuLearn unique and give you more power of choice.  Let's work together to choose a process that works for your credit union.

The values you share

We’re backed by Thrivent, named one of the world’s most ethical companies® by Ethisphere Institute. Solid, stable and a Fortune 500 company, we provide you with access to liquidity other cusos simply can’t match.

The variety your members need

In-school loans, refinance loans and the services that make borrowing from your credit union a smart decision—cuLearn brings them all to your portfolio. We’ll work with you to build the student loan products that best fit your members’ needs.

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