Pricing Term Sheet    Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
October 27, 2021    Registration Statement No. 333-258300

Pricing Term Sheet

SLM Corporation

$500,000,000 3.125% Notes due 2026


Issuer:    SLM Corporation
State of Incorporation:    Delaware
Aggregate Principal Amount:    $500,000,000
Maturity Date:    November 2, 2026
Title of Securities:    3.125% Notes due 2026
Coupon (Interest Rate):    3.125%
Price to Public (Issue Price):    99.427% of principal amount
Yield to Maturity:    3.250%
Spread to Benchmark Treasury:    + 211 basis points
Benchmark Treasury:    0.875% UST due September 30, 2026
Benchmark Treasury Yield:    1.140%
Interest Payment Dates:    May 2 and November 2, commencing May 2, 2022
Day Count Convention:    30/360
Optional Redemption:   

Make-whole call at Treasury Rate + 35 basis points prior to October 2, 2026, plus accrued and unpaid interest

On and after October 2, 2026, at 100% of the principal amount redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest

Trade Date:    October 27, 2021
Settlement Date:    November 1, 2021 (T+3)
CUSIP / ISIN:    78442P GE0 / US78442PGE07
Denomination:    Minimum denominations of $2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof
Joint Book-Running Managers:    J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
Co-Managers:    Barclays Capital Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC
Format:    SEC Registered
Anticipated Ratings:    Moody’s: Ba1 (positive outlook); S&P: BB+ (stable outlook); Fitch: BB+ (stable outlook)


Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.

SLM Corporation (the “Company”) has filed a registration statement (including a base prospectus and a preliminary prospectus supplement) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the base prospectus and preliminary prospectus supplement if you request it by calling J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 1-212-834-4533 or by calling Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC at 1-866-471-2526.

This pricing term sheet supplements, and should be read in conjunction with, the Company’s preliminary prospectus supplement dated October 27, 2021 and accompanying prospectus dated July 30, 2021 and the documents incorporated by reference therein.

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