Sponsored by the Tennessee Bankers Association in cooperation with the Georgia Bankers Association and the Louisiana Bankers Association.

The Southeastern School of Consumer Lending is an intermediate-level, program featuring more than 30 hours of classroom instruction in 14 modules within five-course clusters that provide specialized but well-rounded training in consumer banking. Recommendations for participation include at least one year’s experience in consumer credit or five years of general banking experience, in addition to prescribed ABA or college course prerequisites. Classes are held at TBA Barrett Training Center. Students will reside at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (2100 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203).

Tuition covers instructional materials, breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks, while evening meals are on your own. The TBA offers a discounted tuition for early applicants. To qualify for the discount, TBA must receive these applications no later than February 20, 2024. After February 20, standard tuition applies. Due to pre-school requirements TBA cannot accept applications after March 1.

Payment-in-full is required with the application. Discounted tuition deadline is February 20, 2024. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into the school after March 1. Applicants withdrawing after February 20 but before March 1 will be refunded all fees except a $250 cancellation fee. There is no refund, with the exception of documented extenuating circumstances, if an applicant withdraws after March 1 or fails to attend the school. Substitutions are welcome. Refund requests must be submitted in writing to the TBA.


Students will reside at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel located near restaurants and Nashville nightlife. A block of rooms will be reserved at the special Tennessee Bankers Association rate of $209 a night for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Students will be responsible for making their own hotel reservation by using this link, or by contacting the hotel at 615-340-5778 or 888-879-0462 and referring to The Southeastern School of Consumer Lending. Deadline to make reservation is February 23, 2024. The cost of accommodations and parking (self-parking $44, valet $49) is not included in tuition.