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Detailed Fund Information

CollegeAmerica (R) is a nationwide plan sponsored by Virginia 529 (SM)

American Funds College 2030 Fund® (college target date fund)

CollegeAmerica® Plans

Class 529-A shares

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Daily Prices

Updated July 11, 2014, 3:15PM Pacific time

Net Asset Value (NAV) $12.93
NAV Change $0.02
Maximum Offering Price (MOP) $13.50

(All prices are subject to revision.)

Historical Prices & Distributions

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Ticker Symbols & Fund Numbers

Fund Number 1094
Ticker/Quotron Symbol CTHAX
CUSIP Number 02629M 10 8

Fund Description

Fund Objective The fund will seek to achieve the following objectives to varying degrees: growth, income and preservation of capital, depending on the proximity to its target date.
Target Allocation
underlying funds breakdown pie chart
Growth 20%
Growth-income 70%
Bond 10%

January 1, 2014 (updated annually, at minimum)

The investment adviser anticipates the fund will invest its assets within a range that deviates no more than 10% above or below the allocation set forth above.

Fund Facts

Minimum Initial Investment $250
Shareholder Accounts (aggregated for all share classes; updated monthly) 34,135
Regular Dividends Paid December
Capital Gains Paid December
Fund Inception September 14, 2012
Fiscal Year-End October

The months indicated for dividends and capital gains paid represent the anticipated current year ex-dividend date schedule for all share classes.

Returns & Expenses

Figures shown are past results and are not predictive of results in future periods. Current and future results may be lower or higher than those shown. Results shown at net asset value have all distributions reinvested. If a sales charge had been deducted, the results would have been lower. Share price and return will vary, so investors may lose money. Investing for short periods makes losses more likely. Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value. Returns with sales charge for Class 529-A shares reflect payment of the 4.25% maximum sales charge at the beginning of the stated periods. Definitions and other important legal information about these prices and returns are shown below.

Rates of Return*

  Average Annual Total Returns
1 yr 3 yrs 5 yrs 10 yrs Fund Lifetime
June 30, 2014 (most recent month-end)
NAV 21.96% 16.89%
With sales charge 16.75% 14.12%
June 30, 2014 (most recent quarter-end)
NAV 21.96% 16.89%
With sales charge 16.75% 14.12%

Expense Ratios

American Funds College 2030 Fund (net) 0.80%
American Funds College 2030 Fund (gross) 0.90%
Lipper Mixed-Asset Target 2030 Funds Average 1.08%

12-Month Distribution Rates

As of June 30, 2014 (updated monthly)

NAV 1.07%
With sales charge 1.02%

Annualized 30-Day SEC Yield

As of June 30, 2014 (updated monthly)

With sales charge 1.31%
View annualized 30-day SEC yields with fee waivers and/or expense reimbursement.


Assets and Portfolio Turnover (for fiscal years)

Fiscal Year Fund Assets (millions) Portfolio Turnover
2013 $143.8 0%
2012 $6.7 0%

Assets shown are for combined share classes.

Underlying Fund Allocation

as of March 31, 2014 (updated quarterly)

Underlying Fund Allocation**
Growth Funds: 18.8%
EuroPacific Growth Fund® 8.8%
The Growth Fund of America® 10.0%
Growth-and-Income Funds: 66.2%
Capital World Growth and Income Fund® 18.7%
Fundamental Investors® 18.7%
International Growth and Income FundSM 13.8%
The Investment Company of America® 15.0%
Equity-Income/Balanced Funds: 2.5%
American Funds Global Balanced FundSM 2.5%
Bond Funds: 12.5%
Capital World Bond Fund® 5.0%
U.S. Government Securities Fund® 7.5%

View Portfolio holdings
as of March 31, 2014 (updated quarterly, upon availability)

Portfolio Oversight Committee

Number of years with American Funds or affiliates
Alan N. Berro 23
James B. Lovelace 32
Wesley K.-S. Phoa 15
John H. Smet 30
Andrew B. Suzman 21
Bradley J. Vogt 26

(as of the prospectus dated January 1, 2014)

The portfolio managers shown are reflected in the fund’s most recent prospectus.

Important Legal Information

CollegeAmerica is sponsored by Virginia529. But you can invest no matter where you live, and your beneficiary can go to school in any state. However, if you reside in a state other than Virginia, there may be an in-state plan that offers tax and other benefits not available in CollegeAmerica. Before investing in any state’s 529 plan, you should consult your tax adviser.

For fund of funds, investment allocations may not achieve fund objectives. There are expenses associated with the underlying funds in addition to fund of funds expenses. The fund's risks are directly related to the risks of the underlying funds as described below.

Investing outside the United States involves risks, such as currency fluctuations, periods of illiquidity and price volatility, as more fully described in the prospectus. These risks may be heightened in connection with investments in developing countries. Lower rated bonds are subject to greater fluctuations in value and risk of loss of income and principal than higher rated bonds.

The return of principal for bond funds and for funds with significant underlying bond holdings is not guaranteed. Fund shares are subject to the same interest rate, inflation and credit risks associated with the underlying bond holdings. Fund shares are not guaranteed by the U.S. government. For more information about the risks associated with each underlying fund, go to its detailed fund information page or read its prospectus.

The target date is the year in which the beneficiary is expected to begin taking withdrawals. Investment professionals gradually adjust the portfolio over time so that it becomes more preservation-oriented. The funds' allocation strategy does not guarantee that investors' education savings goals will be met. Investors and their advisers should periodically evaluate their investment to determine whether it continues to meet their needs.

* Investment results assume all distributions are reinvested and reflect applicable fees and expenses.

  The investment adviser is currently waiving its management fee of 0.10% and reimbursing a portion of other expenses. Investment results shown reflect the waiver and reimbursements, without which the results would have been lower. After December 31, 2014, the adviser may modify or terminate the waiver, but only with fund board approval. The adviser has committed to retain any reimbursements only through December 31, 2014. Read details about how waivers and/or reimbursements affect the results for each fund.

Source for Lipper expense ratio comparison: Lipper, based on front-end load funds of funds, including the weighted average expenses of the underlying funds. The industry expense ratio is for the most recent fiscal year-ends available as of March 31, 2014. The fund’s expense ratio is as of the fund's prospectus. The expense ratios do not reflect sales charges.

  The investment adviser is currently waiving its management fee of 0.10% and reimbursing a portion of other expenses. Net expense ratios shown reflect the waiver and reimbursements, without which the expenses would have been higher. After December 31, 2014, the adviser may modify or terminate the waiver, but only with fund board approval. The adviser has committed to retain any reimbursements only through December 31, 2014. Expense ratios are estimated as of each fund’s prospectus and include the weighted average expenses of the underlying funds.

The SEC yield reflects the rate at which the fund is earning income on its current portfolio of securities, while the distribution rate reflects the fund's past dividends paid to shareholders. Accordingly, the fund's SEC yield and distribution rate may differ.

** Allocation percentages and underlying funds are subject to the Portfolio Oversight Committee's discretion and will evolve over time. Underlying funds may be added or removed during the year.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses, summary prospectuses and CollegeAmerica Program Description, which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing. CollegeAmerica is distributed by American Funds Distributors® and sold through unaffiliated intermediaries.