Fitch to Rate Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Series 2013-1; Presale Issued

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings expects to rate Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Series 2013-1, student loan asset-backed notes as follows:

--$566,500,000 floating rate series 2013-1 notes 'AAAsf(EXP)'; Outlook Negative.

Fitch's stress analysis is discussed in the presale titled 'Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Series 2013-1', dated Jan. 28, 2013.

The presale report is available to all investors on Fitch's website at 'www.fitchratings.com'. For more information about Fitch's comprehensive subscription service FitchResearch, which includes all presale reports, surveillance, and credit reports on more than 20 asset classes, contact product sales at +1-212-908-0800 or at 'webmaster@fitchratings.com'.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. 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: Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Series 2013-1 (US ABS)

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=699889

Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=679923

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

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=675202

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Fitch Ratings
Primary Analyst
Jeffrey Prackup
Director
+1-212-908-0839
Fitch, Inc.
One State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004
or
Secondary Analyst
Kinga Gorniak
Assistant Director
+1-212-908-0792
or
Committee Chairperson
Steven Stubbs
Senior Director
+1-212-908-0676
or
Media Relations
Sandro Scenga
+1-212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com