Fitch Rates Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, Series 2012-1

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Fitch RatingsPrimary AnalystJeffrey Prackup, +1-212-803-0839DirectorFitch, Inc.One State Street PlazaNew York, NY 10004orSecondary Analyst:Jenny Ovalle, +1-212-908-0849AnalystorCommittee Chairperson:Steven Stubbs, +1-212-908-0676Senior DirectororSandro Scenga, +1-212-908-0278Media Relations, New York

Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to Vermont Student Assistance Corporation student loan asset-backed notes, series 2012-1 (taxable LIBOR floating rate notes) as follows:

--$755,000,000 Class A 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative;

--$15,500,000 Class B 'Asf'; Outlook Stable.

Fitch's stress analysis is discussed in the presale titled 'Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, Series 2012-1', dated Nov. 14, 2012.

Additional information is available at ''. The ratings above were solicited by, or on behalf of, the issuer, and therefore, Fitch has been compensated for the provision of the ratings.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria' (June 6, 2012);

--'Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria' (April 3, 2012).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria

Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria

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