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Plan Are program benefits backed by the full faith and credit of the state?
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program
Alabama
No
Florida Prepaid College Plan
Florida
Yes, and in the event the program is terminated, all participants within 5 years of college enrollment will receive full promised benefits while others will receive a refund of payments made plus interest.
College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program
Illinois
No
Kentucky's Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT)
Kentucky
No
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- Prepaid College Trust
Maryland
No
U.Plan
Massachusetts
Yes
Michigan Education Trust
Michigan
No
Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) Program
Mississippi
Yes
Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program
Nevada
No
Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
No
Private College 529 Plan
Other
N/A, not a state-sponsored program; however, each participating institution makes a binding commitment to accept Tuition Certificates in payment of tuition and mandatory fees. Payments received by the program are pooled in a trust fund with investments managed by OFI Private Investments, Inc.
Pennsylvania 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan
Pennsylvania
No
South Carolina Tuition Prepayment Program
South Carolina
No
Tennessee's BEST Prepaid College Tuition Plan
Tennessee
No
Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan
Texas
Yes, in the event the program does not have sufficient funds to pay college tuition, the first available revenues of the state will be transferred into the the program.
Texas Tuition Promise Fund
Texas
No
Virginia529 prePAID
Virginia
No
Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET)
Washington
Yes
SMART529 Prepaid Tuition Plan
West Virginia
No