– Julie Carlson, Mount Ida College
The Santander Group has made a long-term commitment to the higher education sector. Since 1996, Santander Universities has been collaborating with colleges, universities, and research centers. Globally, we have more than 1,200 partnerships. In the U.S., there are more than 40 partnerships.
We believe that supporting higher education is the best way to give back to the communities we serve. As a result, we expand educational opportunities through college readiness; service learning; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; study abroad; societal impact; faculty research; internships; entrepreneurship; and global workshops.
If you would like to learn more about Santander Universities, please email: SUTeam@santander.us
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What We Do
Since 1996, Santander Universities has invested more than $1.3 billion dollars around the world. Each year, we support over 1,200 philanthropic agreements, 22,000 scholarships, and 4,100 university projects to promote academics, research, study abroad, internship and job placement.
The following examples represent a few of Santander Universities' U.S.–based initiatives:
Where we are
– Kemoy Henry, New York City College of Technology
University Smart Card
The versatile ID card* that does it all – pay, borrow books, access, make withdrawals, and more.
- Pay for expenses.
- Access campus facilities and borrow from the library.
- Make withdrawals from your checking account.
- Get discounts at stores... and much more.
Student Guide to Money Management
Covering everything from budgeting to banking, this valuable guide can help take the stress out of managing your money.
- Get the checking and savings account basics.
- Explore the pros and cons of credit cards.
- Learn how to avoid fees.
- Get tips for financing your education.
* Only available at participating colleges and universities 1 In 2015, Banco Santander was named the world's largest corporate contributor to education by the Varkey Foundation in collaboration with UNESCO.
Updated as of 10/1/2015