529 PLANS

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Plan Program management fees:
CollegeCounts 529 Fund
Alabama
0.25%
CollegeCounts 529 Fund Advisor Plan
Alabama
0.42% (includes 0.10% state administrative fee), plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.25% (Class A), 0.50% (Class C), or 0.00% (Class F). The State Street U.S. Government Money Market option has no state administrative, distribution, or servicing fee.
Enable Savings Plan Alabama
Alabama
0.50%
Alaska ABLE Plan
Alaska
0.32% for all investment options; none for the checking option.
John Hancock Freedom 529
Alaska
All portfolios except Short-Term Bond Portfolio, Fixed Income Portfolio and JH Money Market Portfolio:
0.30% (includes state fee of 0.05%) plus distribution fees of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C2).

Short-Term Bond Portfolio, Fixed Income Portfolio:
0.30% (includes state fee of 0.05%) plus distribution fees of 0.15% (Class A) or 0.90% (Class C2) Money Market Portfolio:
0.30% (no state fee)
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
Alaska
0.05% Trust Fee
University of Alaska College Savings Plan
Alaska
0.05% Trust Fee; waived for the ACT Portfolio.
Arizona Family College Savings Program
Arizona
None
Fidelity Arizona College Savings Plan
Arizona
0.09% for the Fidelity index fund options (includes 0.02% state fee); 0.20% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.04% state fee); 0.35% for the multi-firm fund options (includes 0.05% state fee). For the Bank Deposit Portfolio, fees vary from 0.00% to 0.10% (including 0.05% state fee) based on the Federal Funds Target Rate.
Ivy InvestEd 529 Plan
Arizona
None
GIFT College Investing Plan
Arkansas
0.50% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses and a 0.07% fee to the state; 0.36% for the Savings Portfolio
iShares 529 Plan
Arkansas
Year-to-Enrollment and Asset Allocation Portfolios:
0.40% manager fee (includes 0.05% state administration fee), plus 0.25% annual sales fee (Class A), 0.60% (Class L), or 0.00% (Class F).

Custom Portfolios:
0.35% manager fee (includes 0.05% state administration fee), plus 0.25% annual sales fee (Class A), 0.60% (Class L), or 0.00% (Class F).
ScholarShare 529
California
0.08% (includes 0.05% state fee); 0.03% for Passive and Single Fund Portfolios (no state fee); None for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.
Colorado ABLE
Colorado
0.32%; none for the Checking Option
Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan
Colorado
0.36% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses and a 0.03% fee to the state.
CollegeInvest may charge an administrative fee of up to 0.10%. CollegeInvest will periodically reevaluate the 0.03% administrative fee rate and raise or lower it not to exceed 0.10%.
Scholars Choice College Savings Program
Colorado
0.10% administrative fee (0.04% waived commencing September 1, 2011) to the state plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), 0.95% (Class B), 0.75% (Class C), 0.00% (Class O); 1.09% combined fee for the Cash Reserve option includes underlying fund expenses.
Smart Choice College Savings Plan
Colorado
None. (FirstBank pays Colorado CollegeInvest an administrative fee of 0.10% of assets.)
Stable Value Plus College Savings Program
Colorado
0.99% administrative fee to the state (0.28% of this fee waived as of September 1, 2011).
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET)
Connecticut
0.15% manager fee and a 0.01% fee to the state. None for the Principal Plus Interest option; currently waived for the Money Market Option.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) -- Advisor Plan
Connecticut
0.16% manager fee and a 0.01% fee to the state, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A); 1.00% (Class C); None (Class E)
Delaware College Investment Plan
Delaware
0.09% for the Fidelity index fund options (includes 0.01% state fee); 0.20% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.05% state fee); 0.35% for the multi-firm fund options (includes 0.05% state fee). For the Bank Deposit Portfolio, there is a 0.10% Program Management Fee (includes 0.05% state fee) and is based on the Federal Funds Target Rate.
DC 529 College Savings Program (Advisor-sold)
District of Columbia
0.30% management fee (15% for Principal Protected Portfolio), including 0.05% administrative fee to D.C.
DC ABLE
District of Columbia
0.32%; none for the Checking Option
DC College Savings Plan
District of Columbia
0.30% management fee (0.15% for Principal Protected Portfolio), including 0.05% administrative fee to D.C.
ABLE United
Florida
None
Florida 529 Savings Plan
Florida
0.39% - 0.75% management fee (None for Money Market option); fee includes underlying investment manager fees.
Georgia STABLE
Georgia
State administrative fee of 0.19%
Path2College 529 Plan
Georgia
0.14% manager fee, including 0.06% administration fee; none for the Guaranteed Option.
Hawaii's College Savings Program
Hawaii
0.75% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses.
Idaho College Savings Program (IDeal)
Idaho
0.50% program manager fee; 0.34% for Savings Portfolio; fee includes underlying fund expenses and the 0.05% administrative fee to the state
Bright Directions Advisor-Guided 529 College Savings Program
Illinois
0.18% manager fee (including 0.03% state fee), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Classes A and E), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.50% (Class C), or 0.00% distribution/servicing fee (Class F). 0.15% manager fee (no state or distribution fee) for Invesco Government Agency 529 Portfolio.
Bright Start Advisor-Sold College Savings Program
Illinois
0.18% (includes 0.03% state administrative fee), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Classes A and G), 0.50% (Class C), or 0.00% (Class H): 0.14% for the Invesco Government & Agency 529 Portfolio (no state administrative, distribution/servicing fee).
Bright Start Direct-Sold College Savings Program
Illinois
0.11% (includes 0.03% state administrative fee).
Index Portfolios: 0.08% (no state administrative fee).
No state administrative fee for the Vanguard Federal Money Market 529 portfolio.
Illinois ABLE
Illinois
0.32% for all investment options
CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan
Indiana
0.33% in the Age-based option; 0.18% in the Individual Portfolios and Savings Portfolio
CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
0.42% manager fee (includes 0.10% state administrative fee) plus distribution expenses of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C). The Savings Portfolio is subject to a 0.33% manager fee.
CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
None.
INvestABLE Indiana
Indiana
0.32%; none for the Checking Option
College Savings Iowa
Iowa
0.20% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses.
IAble Plan
Iowa
0.32% for all investment options
IAdvisor 529 Plan
Iowa
0.50% (0.40% for Money Market) management fee includes 0.075% fee to the state, plus distribution/marketing fee of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C, except Money Market is 0.25%).
Kansas ABLE Savings Plan
Kansas
0.32% for all investment options
Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program (Direct-sold)
Kansas
0.20% manager fee (waived for the Cash and Cash Equivalents portfolio)
Learning Quest Advisor
Kansas
0.20% manager fee (waived for the Cash and Cash Equivalent option) plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A); 1% (0.75% for the Cash and Cash Equivalent option)(Class C).
Schwab 529 College Savings Plan
Kansas
0.20% manager fee
Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust
Kentucky
0.60% manager fee for the Managed Allocation option includes underlying fund expenses; 0.47% manager fee for the Equity Index, Balanced, and Fixed Income options, and 0.41% fee for the Active Equity Option, which do not include underlying fund expenses. No fee for the Guaranteed Option.
STABLE Kentucky
Kentucky
State administrative fee of 0.19%
LA ABLE
Louisiana
None
START Saving Program
Louisiana
None
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Direct Series
Maine
None for the BlackRock Age-Based and NextGen Savings Portfolio; 0.07% for the BlackRock Equity Index Portfolio (no state fee), 0.20% for the iShares portfolios (no state administrative fee).
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Select Series
Maine
For the Principal Plus Portfolio:
0.44%, includes 0.09% fee to the state

None for the NextGen Savings Portfolio.

For iShares Portfolios:
0.50% distribution/servicing fee (Class A), or 1.25% distribution/servicing fee (Class C) with additional 0.09% fee to the state.

For all other portfolios:
None (Class A), or 0.75% distribution/servicing fee (Class C) with additional 0.09% fee to the state

College Savings Plans of Maryland -- College Investment Plan
Maryland
0.05% Trust Fee
Attainable Savings Plan
Massachusetts
0.15% for all portfolios + 0.05% state sponsor fee
U.Fund College Investing Plan
Massachusetts
0.09% for the index fund options (includes 0.045% state fee); 0.20% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.10% state fee); 0.35% for the multi-firm fund options (includes 0.10% state fee). For the Bank Deposit Portfolio, there is a 0.10% Program Management Fee (includes 0.05% state fee) and is based on the Federal Funds Target Rate.
MI 529 Advisor Plan
Michigan
0.37% (includes a state fee of 0.05%) plus service fee of 0.25% (Class A and C) and distribution fee of 0.40% - 0.75% (Class C only). None for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.
MiABLE
Michigan
0.50% for all portfolios
Michigan Education Savings Program
Michigan
0.02% manager fee plus 0.05% state fee. No fee for the Principal Plus Interest Option.
Minnesota ABLE Plan
Minnesota
0.32% for all investment options
Minnesota College Savings Plan
Minnesota
0.14% manager fee plus 0.0065% state fee. No fee for the Principal Plus Interest Option. Manager and state fee are currently waived for the Money Market option.
Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program
Mississippi
0.60% manager fee; 0.59% for the Managed Allocation Age Band 18+ option; no fee for the Guaranteed Option.
MO ABLE
Missouri
State administrative fee of 0.19%
MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
Missouri
0.15% - 0.21%
Achieve Montana
Montana
0.52%; 0.47% for the savings option, plus 0.20% administrative fee.
Montana ABLE
Montana
0.32%; none for the Checking Option
Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Bank Plan
Montana
None
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Advisor College Savings Plan
Nebraska
All portfolios except Age-Based Conservative 19+, Goldman Sachs Financial Square Government Money Market, and Bank Savings option:
0.27% and a state fee of 0.03%, plus distribution fees of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C).

Age-Based Conservative 19+ and Goldman Sachs Financial Square Government Money Market Portfolio:
0.27% and a state fee of 0.03%.

Bank Savings Option:
0.18% and a state fee of 0.02%
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Direct College Savings Plan
Nebraska
0.27% manager fee and a 0.03% fee to the state; 0.18% manager fee and 0.02% state fee for the Bank Savings option.
State Farm College Savings Plan
Nebraska
0.22% (including 0.05% state fee), plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class B), except the Money Market Portfolio has no distribution/servicing fee.
TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan
Nebraska
0.27% manager fee, plus a sub-administration fee of 0.19% and a 0.03% fee to the state.
ABLE Nevada
Nevada
0.32% for all investment options
Putnam 529 for America
Nevada
0.10% administrative fee to the state, plus reimbursed expenses of up to 0.04%, plus distribution/servicing fees as follows:

Money Market option: 0.25% (Class A), 0.25% (Class B), 0.50% (Class C)

Absolute Return Funds 100 and 300: 0.25% (Class A), 0.45% (Class B), 1.00% (Class C)

All other options: 0.25% (Classes A and D), 1.00% (Class B); 1.00% (Class C)

SSGA Upromise 529 Plan
Nevada
0.22% manager fee (0.27% for Savings Portfolio) plus state fee of 0.02% and tactical asset allocation fee of 0.07% for risk-based and age-based portfolios.
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
0.12% to 0.19%
USAA 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
0.15%
Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan
New Hampshire
0.20% management fee (includes 0.10% fee to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees as follows:

Fixed income, individual-fund portfolios: 0.15% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C), or 0.75% (Class P)

All other portfolios: 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C), or 0.75% (Class P)
UNIQUE College Investing Plan
New Hampshire
0.09% for the index fund options (includes 0.05% state fee); 0.20% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.10% state fee); 0.35% for the multi-firm fund options (includes 0.10% state fee). For the Bank Deposit Portfolio, there is a 0.10% Program Management Fee (includes 0.05% state fee) and is based on the Federal Funds Target Rate.
Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
0.25% manager fee, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), or 1.00% (Classes B and C); none for Advisor class and Franklin Money Portfolio.
NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
0.10% manager fee
Scholar's Edge
New Mexico
0.20% management fee (includes 0.08% fee to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% for Class A and 1.00% for Class C (0.50% for class C of the Capital Preservation Portfolio). The Institutional Money Market Portfolio has no distribution/servicing fees
The Education Plan's College Savings Program
New Mexico
0.10% management fee (includes 0.05% fee to the state)
New York's 529 Advisor-Guided College Savings Plan
New York
0.30% manager fee, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), .90% - 1.00% (Class C), and None (Advisor Class)
New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan
New York
0.15% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses.
NY ABLE
New York
0.36% to 0.38%
National College Savings Program
North Carolina
0.25%
The NC ABLE Program
North Carolina
0.32% for all investment options
College SAVE (Advisor)
North Dakota
0.70% to 0.72% (includes 0.10% fee to the state), plus distribution fee of 0.30%; 0.47% for the Interest Accumulation Portfolio (distribution fee is waived)
College SAVE (Direct)
North Dakota
0.47% to 0.52% (including 0.10% fee to the state)
BlackRock CollegeAdvantage Advisor 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
0.21% (includes 0.02% fee to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C).
Ohio CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
0.14% manager fee plus 0.02% fee to the state.

Fifth Third options: No fees.

STABLE Account
Ohio
State administrative fee of 0.19% for OH, GA, KY, VT, and MO residents, 0.45% for all others
Oklahoma College Savings Plan
Oklahoma
0.30% manager fee. No fee for the Guaranteed Option.
Oklahoma Dream 529 Plan
Oklahoma
Program manager fee: 0.50%
Servicing and administrative fee: 0.25% (0.10% for Money Market option)
Class A distribution fee: None
Class C distribution fee: 0.75% (none for Money Market option)
ABLEforAll
Oregon
State Administrative Fees of 0.30%
MFS 529 Savings Plan
Oregon
0.10% management fee (includes state portion with 0.05% waiver in effect), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class 529A) or 1.00% (Classes 529B and 529C). The management fee has been waived from 0.10% to 0.05% with waiver end dates ranging from August 2017 to May 2018, depending upon the portfolio.
Oregon ABLE Savings Plan
Oregon
State Administrative Fees of 0.30%
Oregon College Savings Plan
Oregon
0.23% management fee (includes 0.05% fee to the state); none for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.
PA ABLE
Pennsylvania
0.32% for all investment options
Pennsylvania 529 Investment Plan
Pennsylvania
0.31%, consisting of 0.07% fee to the Commonwealth and 0.24% combined fee to Upromise and Vanguard
CollegeBound 529 (Advisor-sold)
Rhode Island
0.17% (includes 0.02% state administrative fee), plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Classes AR and C), or 0.00% (Class I). None for Class RA.
CollegeBound Saver (Direct-sold)
Rhode Island
0.25%; none for Rhode Island residents
RI's ABLE
Rhode Island
0.32% for all investment options other than the Checking Option
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Advisor-sold)
South Carolina
Management fee:
0.06% on average daily net assets of each portfolio up to $1,499,999,000
0.05% on average daily net assets of each portfolio from $1,500,000,000 - $1,999,999,000
0.04% on average daily net assets of each portfolio from $2,000,000,000 - $2,499,999,000
0.04% on average daily net assets of each portfolio over $2,500,000,000
(None for Columbia Bank Deposit 529 Porfolio)

0.10% fee to the state, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.15% - 0.25% (Class A), 0.75% - 1.00% (Class C), 0.50% (Class E), or none (Class I)
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
South Carolina
None
CollegeAccess 529 (Advisor-sold)
South Dakota
0.25% manager fee (waived for SD residents), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.35% (Classes A and SD-A), 1.10% (Class C), or 1.00% (Class SD-C). Distribution/servicing fees for PIMCO Short Asset Investment & Ultrashort Bond portfolios: 0.10% (Class A and SD-A), 0.85% (Class C), or 0.75% (Class SD-C).
CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)
South Dakota
None
ABLE TN
Tennessee
Program management fee ranges from 0.00% to 0.31%.
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
Tennessee
0.00% - 0.31%
Lonestar 529 Plan
Texas
0.5350% management fee (including 0.0843% state fee) for all portfolios. Additional distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Classes B and Advisor class). The U.S. Government Money Market Portfolio has no distribution/servicing fees.
Texas College Savings Plan
Texas
0.535% manager fee (plus 0.0843% state administrative fee); no administrative fee for index portfolios.
Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP)
Utah
Ranges from 0.11% to 0.20%, except the State Public Treasurers' Investment Fund incurs no additional expenses for Utah residents.
Vermont ABLE
Vermont
State administrative fee of 0.19%
Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan
Vermont
Plan management fee ranges from 0.25% - 0.28%; administrative fee of 0.05% for each portfolio.
ABLEnow
Virginia
0.10% and 0.15% on investment balances for the PNC and ABLEnow Administrative Fees, respectively
CollegeAmerica
Virginia
None (0.07% state administrative fee is included in the underlying fund expenses).
Invest529
Virginia
0.10% manager fee.
SMART529 Select
West Virginia
0.47% management fee (includes 0.05% to the state).
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
West Virginia
Ranges from 0% to 0.03%. State fees are waived for participants in the direct plan.
The Hartford SMART529
West Virginia
0.17% management fee (includes 0.07% to the state) except Stable Value has 0.15% management fee (includes 0.05% to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), 0.80% (Class B), 0.99% (Class C), or 0% (Class E).
Edvest
Wisconsin
0.08% management fee, none for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio. These figures do not include the state administrative fee (0.10%) which is currently being waived.
Tomorrow's Scholar 529 Plan
Wisconsin
0.18% management fee (includes 0.10% fee to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class AR for Rollovers), 1.00% (Class C), 0.50% (Class C1; TIAA-CREF portfolios), none (Class W), and 0.05% for TIAA-CREF Principal Protection Option. Class AR shares convert to Class A shares after one year at which time distribution/servicing fees are 0.25%. Class C shares convert to Class A shares after six years, at which time distribution/servicing fees are 0.25%.
 

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