Origination activity

These interactive graphs show the number and dollar volume of new student loans opened each month.

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FIGURE 1A:

Lending levels

Monitoring developments in overall activity helps us identify new developments in the markets we regulate. These interactive graphs show the number and aggregate dollar volume of new student loans opened each month. Aggregated monthly originations are displayed along with a seasonally-adjusted series, which adjust for expected seasonal variation in lending activity.

Number of loans originated

Number of student loans originated

Source:
Date published: March 2018
Note: Data from the last six months are not final. The most recent data available in each visualization is for January 2018.

Volume of loans originated

Volume of student loans originated

Source:
Date published: March 2018
Note: Data from the last six months are not final. The most recent data available in each visualization is for January 2018.

FIGURE 1B:

Year-over-year changes

These interactive graphs show the percentage change in the number of new student loans originated in the month, compared to lending activity from one year ago. Positive changes indicate that lending activity is higher than it was last year and negative values indicate that lending has declined. 

Number of loans originated

Year-over-year percentage change in number of student loans originated

Source:
Date published: March 2018
Note: Data from the last six months are not final. The most recent data available in each visualization is for January 2018.

Volume of loans originated

Year-over-year percentage change in volume of student loans originated

Source:
Date published: March 2018
Note: Data from the last six months are not final. The most recent data available in each visualization is for January 2018.

FIGURE 1C:

Geographic changes

This map shows the percentage change in the volume of new student loans originated in each state, compared to lending activity from one year ago. Positive changes mean that the volume of student loans originated in the state during the month are higher than they were one year ago and negative values indicate that the volume of student loans has declined.

Year-over-year change in volume of student loans originated in each state

Source:
Date published: March 2018
Note: Data from the last six months are not final. The most recent data available in each visualization is for January 2018.