MEFA, the Massachusetts Educational Financial Authority, is a self-funded state entity, created by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1982, with a mission to help students and families plan, save, and pay for college. 

MEFA created MEFA Pathway in 2010 and provides the college and career planning resource free of charge to all students across the Commonwealth. 

In addition to MEFA Pathway, MEFA offers a wide range of resources to support students and their families as they prepare for postsecondary success. These include live and recorded webinars, blog posts, videos, calculators, a podcast, tax-advantaged college savings plans, fixed-rate loans, and extensive phone and email support. You can find all MEFA has to offer at