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About Us

Who we are

Nelnet Diversified Solutions is a premier technology and processing solutions provider. We serve medium- to large-sized businesses, lenders, educational institutions, and government entities who need to create operational efficiencies through advanced technology, processing improvements, or outsourcing. We utilize extensive financial expertise, technological savvy, and processing experience—as well as a diverse set of educational tools—to provide innovative, mission-critical solutions that save our customers time and money.

Our key product and service offerings fall into three categories:
Technology, Business, and Education.


NDS’ technology branch, 5280 Solutions, provides efficiency-driving tools for organizations. With more than 30 years of experience in the technology market, NDS provides document management, imaging, workflow, migration, and integration products and services that can be tailored to increase productivity across diverse business processes. NDS also provides loan servicing software solutions for schools, banks, guarantors, and other lenders—and has extensive expertise in the financial software market.


Nelnet, NDS’ parent company, has been serving in one or more roles of the student loan world since 1978. Using fundamentals learned in loan servicing, NDS has laid the groundwork for immediate expansion into other business areas with a specific, complete approach to business process management.


NDS leverages the power of first-class test and career preparation tools from Peterson’s. These tools have been developed by industry experts over many years and provide guidance resources for every stage of higher education—high school through career. Plus, with Nelnet’s extensive experience in the higher education market, NDS is also able to offer first-class loan servicing, financial wellness, and default prevention tools and services.