What is Frank?

We help you navigate paying for college from A-Z at Frank. Our goal is to make college more affordable for all Americans. Frank is here to simplify college from the very beginning until you pay off your last student loan.

Meet Frank

Frank’s mission is to make college more affordable for all Americans. We make paying college easier from the very beginning till you check off your very last student loan payment.

We answer all your most pressing money questions, make FAFSA® super easy and match you with scholarships & grants all year round. We also help you lock in the best tuition prices and course discounts at hundreds of colleges!

Our Story

Let’s be Frank: College tuition is too damn high.

We founded Frank with a rebellious spirit and a big goal: students should pay less for college.

In less than three years, Frank has become the #1 go-to place for students to get financial aid for college. How did we do it? From day one, our approach has been clear: students always come first. 

We deliver exceptional value by:


Creating a simple FAFSA® that students love.


Connecting students with scholarships and state aid opportunities.


Streamlining aid appeals for students who didn’t get enough aid.


Advocating for students to receive emergency grants and support them in the middle of a worldwide pandemic.


Locking in course discounts for over 8,200 courses at hundreds of colleges and universities.


Providing the tools and resources you need to create a brighter financial future.


Since its launch in 2017, the Frank team has touched a multitude of students on their path to college — from first-generation college students to low-income families.

We are grateful that our students have trusted us to help them make the most challenging decisions around how to pay for college, and we are excited to offer students a new option to graduate from college with less student debt.

More about Frank.

Students love Frank

Using Frank, filing FAFSA® was easy and fast. With financial aid out of the way, I can now focus on my education.

Frank definitely made the process a lot easier. Thanks Frank! I don’t know how I would have gotten it done
without you!

In helping my son prepare his information for the FAFSA® application, we were extremely fortunate to come
across Frank.

Frank is serious about security

Your security matters. The Frank team works hard to keep your data secure. We have processes in place to protect your information from unauthorized access, alteration, or destruction.

Your information stays with Frank and the Department of Education, the federal entity that processes your FAFSA®. We don’t share it with anyone else.

File with confidence: your application will not affect your credit score or taxes.

Commonly asked questions

How many families have been helped by Frank?
Since its launch in 2017, the Frank team has touched a multitude of students on their path to college — from first-generation college students to low-income families.
Where is Frank’s headquarters?
Frank is headquartered in New York City.
What services do you provide?
Frank provides students with tools to help make going to college easier every step of the way. Our services include:
Does Frank provide financial aid?
No. Frank does not provide financial aid. Frank helps customers with the financial aid process for higher education.
How much does Frank cost?
Filing your FAFSA® with Frank is free. File your FAFSA® application with us today.

Get the financial aid you deserve. Complete your FAFSA® application.

Still have questions about Frank?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to see if we cover your questions.

Contact Us

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We are not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Education. Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office of the U.S. Department of Education, makes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and assistance available to the public for free at fafsa.gov.

TAPD, LLC aka “Frank” and “Chase with Frank,” is a wholly owned subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Chase”).