Academy Mortgage Overview

  • Draper, UT
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1988
  • Company - Private
  • Lending
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


Founded in 1988, Academy Mortgage is one of the nation’s largest and most respected independent mortgage lenders. Our company is recognized nationwide for our unwavering commitment to responsible lending, especially in today’s rapidly changing economy. We are a top-tier lender ...
Mission: Academy's mission is to be 1st CHOICE in delivering the dream of sustainable homeownership by inspiring hope and building prosperity in the lives of our Employees, Builders, Realtors, and the communities we serve.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018(#18)

Academy Mortgage Reviews

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James Mac Pherson
James Mac Pherson
25 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 1 year
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Academy actually strives to grow their employees' abilities and skills. Most companies claim to but don't really do anything.


I was skeptical about the corporate culture and the emphasis on helping others, but its very much a part of Academy's culture. Obviously, this is not a negative.

Advice to Management

Thank you for your continual commitment to employee engagement. Helps the employees feel a part of Academy and its mission.
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Academy Mortgage Interviews

Getting an Interview
Employee Referral45%
Applied online30%
In Person13%

  1. Loan Processor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    Quick and simple. There’s a mortgage hiring boom. They are looking for capable processors quickly, like all mortgage companies. Ask about experience, and a couple of technical scenario questions. OverAll it was a pleasant experience.

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Company Updates

March 4, 2021
Academy Mortgage has been named one of America's Best Mid-Sized Employers in 2021 by Forbes. This list was compiled by surveying 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees.
December 1, 2020
Academy Mortgage has been named a Top Mortgage Workplace by Mortgage Professional America (MPA), with the highest score (94.03) in the 500+ Employees category and the second highest score among all companies. What makes this honor of utmost importance is that our score is based on our team’s opinions on our company’s culture, employee development, benefits, compensation, and more. Only companies that received an average satisfaction rating of 80% or greater made the list. Thank you to our team members who completed the survey, and thank you to all of you for placing your trust in Academy and making this a great place to work.

Academy Mortgage Awards & Accolades

  • Mortgage BankingUtah Best of State2017
  • Top 100 Mortgage Employers NationwideNational Mortgage Professional Magazine2017

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...They offer so many incredible benefits and perks, including an opportunity for any employee to go on a Humanitarian Expedition to Ecuador for a reduced fee, which is life changing....

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