Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to more than 1,600 college and university campuses across the U.S., announced it ranked 259 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Higher One achieved more than 340% revenue growth over a five year period.

“Higher One is pleased to be regarded by Deloitte for the fourth year in a row,” said Mark Volchek, Chief Executive Officer of Higher One. “We have grown by truly focusing on the higher education market—helping colleges and universities allocate resources more efficiently to provide a higher quality of service and education to college students. With this direction, we are on a shared course for success with our customers.”

In 2013, Higher One has been honored to receive awards from Connecticut’s Top Work Places, Connecticut Technology Council’s Marcum Tech Top 40, Council for Economic Education’s Visionary Awards and the Barron's 400 Index, a measure of the best public companies in America. To learn more about a career at Higher One, visit, www.higherone.com/careers.

About Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™

Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About Higher One

Higher One (NYSE:ONE) partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. We provide a broad array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness. And for students, we offer financial literacy programs and convenient, flexible and affordable transaction options to help them manage their finances. Higher One is a leader in higher education and we support more than 1,600 schools and approximately 13 million enrolled students. More information about Higher One can be found at www.higherone.com.

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