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1,798 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    212 members have lent $103,550 in 3,655 loans
    Madison, Wisconsin Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe we can make a change in this world.
  • University of Maryland

    University of Maryland

    122 members have lent $102,800 in 3,982 loans
    College Park Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because of many reasons, but we are joined by the years we spent at College Park, though not necessarily at the same time.
  • The University of Texas at Austin

    The University of Texas at Austin

    199 members have lent $97,500 in 3,518 loans
    Austin, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: What starts here changes the world.
  • University of Missouri

    University of Missouri

    52 members have lent $93,925 in 3,542 loans
    Columbia, MO Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Tigers care!
  • The Ohio State University

    The Ohio State University

    198 members have lent $92,375 in 3,572 loans
    Columbus, OH Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we can make a difference in our global community.
    GO BUCKS!!!!!! O-H-I-O
  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago

    155 members have lent $87,800 in 2,892 loans
    Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Textbooks For Change

    Textbooks For Change

    11 members have lent $84,575 in 878 loans
    London, Ontario, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2012
    We loan because: Giving back is the only way to move forward
  • Brigham Young University BYU

    Brigham Young University BYU

    354 members have lent $81,400 in 2,954 loans
    Utah, Idaho, Hawaii Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We support the growth of people, communities, and business across the globe.
  • Calvin Kiva

    Calvin Kiva

    156 members have lent $80,200 in 2,805 loans
    Grand Rapids, MI Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we are called to be agents of renewal in academy, church and society.