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Nelnet Inc NNI

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Company Profile

Business Description

Nelnet Inc holds student loans and engages in student loan servicing and tuition payment processing. The majority of company revenue is interest income from the student loans the company holds. Nelnet holds student loans that it originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program before 2010. Because of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which authorized only the federal government to originate these loans, Nelnet cannot originate new student loans, but it can and does purchase existing loans from other lenders. Virtually all other company revenue comes from fees it earns by servicing student loans owned by itself and others, including the government, and tuition payment processing for over 1200 colleges and universities as well as nearly 11,000 K-12 schools.

Contact
121 South 13th Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE, 68508
T +1 402 458-2370
Sector Financial Services
Industry Credit Services
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 6,199

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