NASFAA Financial Affairs CommitteeWho We Are

More than 28,000 student financial assistance professionals at nearly 3,000 colleges, universities, and career schools across the country. NASFAA member institutions serve nine out of every 10 undergraduates in the U.S.

Our Vision

NASFAA: Shaping the future by promoting student access and success in higher education. 

Our Mission

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) provides professional development and services for financial aid administrators; advocates for public policies that increase student access and success; serves as a forum on student financial aid issues; and is committed to diversity throughout all activities.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

In support of its mission, NASFAA will pursue and promote, in principle and practice, the diversity and inclusion of its membership to represent the profession and the students we serve. NASFAA promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion by encouraging involvement and access regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, professional level or institution type.

Our Roles

  • Removing Barriers: Advocacy for access, research, and effective delivery of financial assistance to our nation's students.
  • Providing Education: Providing exceptional professional support, development, and technical assistance through member-driven services.
  • Enhancing Communication: Building an engaged and diverse community through accurate and responsive information sharing.

NASFAA is the largest postsecondary education association with institutional membership in Washington, D.C., and the only national association with a primary focus on student aid legislation, regulatory analysis, and training for financial aid administrators in all sectors of postsecondary education. No other national association serves the needs of the financial aid community better or more effectively.

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