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UMass Credit Rating

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Current UMass Credit Ratings

Credit ratings identify an entity's ability to pay investors both principal and interest on their investment. The current credit ratings for the University of Massachusetts are "AA", "Aa2" and "AA-" as rated by Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's rating agencies respectively. You can find more information on these agencies and the credit rating process in general at the Fitch Web Site, the Moody's Web Site and Standard and Poor's Web Site.  The current credit ratings for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are "AA+", "Aa1" and "AA" for Fitch, Moody's and Standard and Poor's respectively.  AAA is the highest achievable rating according to the Fitch rating scale, Aaa is the highest achievable rating according to the Moody's rating scale and AAA is the highest achievable rating according to Standard and Poor's rating scale.  See the Fitch definitions of ratings, the Moody's definition of ratings and the S&P definitions of ratings

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