Ohio (OH) 529 College Savings Plans

Ohio operates two 529 college savings plans. The Ohio CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan is available to residents of any state and offers certificates of deposits and savings accounts from Fifth Third Bank in addition to a menu of options using mutual funds from Vanguard, PIMCO, OppenheimerFunds, and GE Asset Management. The BlackRock CollegeAdvantage Advisor 529 plan is advisor-sold and features BlackRock funds in its age-based and asset-allocation options along with individual-fund options from iShares and a variety of mutual fund families. Ohio also operates a prepaid tuition/guaranteed savings plan (Guaranteed Savings Fund) that was closed to new enrollments in 2003.

View specific details on the Ohio 529 plans by selecting the links below.

Consumer Plans

Ohio CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan

The investment menu in the Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan features a set of 3 age-based and 16 static investment options using Vanguard funds, a set of age-based options using Vanguard and DFA funds, 2 DFA static investment options, and 2...


In Savingforcollege.com's latest quarterly rankings, this plan ranked in the top 10 for 1-year, 3-year, 5-year and/or 10-year performance.

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CollegeAdvantage Guaranteed 529 Savings Plan

Ohio CollegeAdvantage Guaranteed Savings Fund, a prepaid/guaranteed savings program was closed to new enrollments and contributions in 2004. Ohio residents have alternatives with the Ohio CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan and the BlackRock...

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Advisor Sold Plans

BlackRock CollegeAdvantage Advisor 529 Savings Plan

The Ohio BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan is an advisor-sold 529 savings program offering five target date investment options, three target-risk options, and 17 single-fund options featuring BlackRock mutual funds, iShares exchange-traded funds,...

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ABLE Plans

STABLE Account

Ohio House Bill 155 implements the federal ABLE Act in Ohio. The Office of Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel administers STABLE Accounts. STABLE Accounts have been developed pursuant to Section 529A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended ("Section...

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