WINOOSKI -- Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has announced its low fixed rates for Vermont Advantage education loans for the 2014-15 academic year.

Available to both undergraduate and graduate students who need additional financing for postsecondary education or training, the Vermont Advantage offers rates as low as 5.85 percent APR. Vermont students attending college in the U.S. or abroad or students from out of state attending a Vermont institution are eligible for this financing.

"The Vermont Advantage is good option for students and families to help make up the difference between the total cost of education and the various kinds of financial aid they already may have received," said Scott Giles, president and CEO of VSAC. "As Vermont's postsecondary education and training information resource, we are dedicated to working with Vermonters as they continue their studies after high school and helping them finance their education."

For more information on education financing, visit www.vsac.org/Advantage or call 800-226-1029.

About VSAC

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit corporation created by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters plan and pay for education or training beyond high school. VSAC administers Vermont's 529 college savings plan; outreach services to encourage low-income students to aspire to and complete college; college and career planning services for all Vermonters; need-based state grants for full-time, part-time and non-degree study; public and private scholarship programs; and private education loans.


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