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CollegeCounts 529 Fund
Alabama
None.
CollegeCounts 529 Fund Advisor Plan
Alabama
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program
Alabama
$100
John Hancock Freedom 529
Alaska
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charges depending on share class.
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
Alaska
None.
University of Alaska College Savings Plan
Alaska
None.
Arizona Family College Savings Program
Arizona
None.
Fidelity Arizona College Savings Plan
Arizona
None.
Ivy Funds InvestEd Plan
Arizona
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge.
GIFT College Investing Plan
Arkansas
None.
iShares 529 Plan
Arkansas
None.
The ScholarShare College Savings Plan
California
None.
Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan
Colorado
None.
Prepaid Tuition Fund
Colorado
None.
Scholars Choice College Savings Program
Colorado
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Smart Choice College Savings Plan
Colorado
None.
Stable Value Plus College Savings Program
Colorado
None.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET)
Connecticut
None.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) -- Advisor Plan
Connecticut
None.
Delaware College Investment Plan
Delaware
None.
DC 529 College Savings Program (Advisor-sold)
District of Columbia
None for D.C. residents, $25 for non-D.C. residents. Contributions are also subject to a sales charge that varies based on the particular portfolio and the amount invested.
DC 529 College Savings Program (Direct-sold)
District of Columbia
None for D.C. residents, $25 for non-D.C. residents.
Florida 529 Savings Plan
Florida
None.
Florida Prepaid College Plan
Florida
$50,
Path2College 529 Plan
Georgia
None.
Hawaii's College Savings Program
Hawaii
None.
Idaho College Savings Program (IDeal)
Idaho
None.
Bright Directions College Savings Program
Illinois
$10, contributions may also be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Bright Start College Savings Program -- Advisor-sold Plan
Illinois
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Bright Start College Savings Program -- Direct-sold Plan
Illinois
None.
College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program
Illinois
None.
CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan
Indiana
None.
CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
None.
College Savings Iowa
Iowa
None.
IAdvisor 529 Plan
Iowa
None.
Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program (Direct-sold)
Kansas
None.
Learning Quest Advisor
Kansas
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Schwab 529 College Savings Plan
Kansas
None.
Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust
Kentucky
None.
Kentucky's Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT)
Kentucky
$50 for the first contract and $25 for subsequent contracts.
START Saving Program
Louisiana
None.
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Direct Series
Maine
None.
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Select Series
Maine
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- College Investment Plan
Maryland
None.
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- Prepaid College Trust
Maryland
$75 paper application or $50 with online application, reduced to $20 when purchasing additional years of tuition for the same beneficiary or enrolling a beneficiary with an account in the Maryland College Investment Plan.
U.Fund College Investing Plan
Massachusetts
None.
U.Plan
Massachusetts
None.
MI 529 Advisor Plan
Michigan
None.
Michigan Education Savings Program
Michigan
None.
Michigan Education Trust
Michigan
On-line enrollment: $25
Enrollment by mail: $60
Minnesota College Savings Plan
Minnesota
None.
MACS 529 Advisor Program
Mississippi
None, but contributions are subject to a sales charge.
Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program
Mississippi
None.
Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) Program
Mississippi
$60
MOST - Missouri's 529 Advisor Plan
Missouri
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge.
MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
Missouri
None
Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Bank Plan
Montana
None.
Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Investment Plan
Montana
None.
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Advisor College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None.
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Direct College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None.
State Farm College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None.
Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program
Nevada
$100
Putnam 529 for America
Nevada
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
SSgA Upromise 529 Plan
Nevada
None.
The Vanguard 529 Savings Plan
Nevada
None.
USAA 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
None.
Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan
New Hampshire
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on unit class.
UNIQUE College Investing Plan
New Hampshire
None.
Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
None.
Scholar'sEdge
New Mexico
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
The Education Plan's College Savings Program
New Mexico
None.
New York's 529 Advisor-Guided College Savings Plan
New York
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan
New York
None.
National College Savings Program
North Carolina
None.
College SAVE
North Dakota
None.
BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan
Ohio
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Ohio CollegeAdvantage -- Guaranteed Savings Fund
Ohio
None.
Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
None.
Oklahoma College Savings Plan
Oklahoma
None.
Oklahoma Dream 529 Plan
Oklahoma
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
MFS 529 Savings Plan
Oregon
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Oregon College Savings Plan
Oregon
None.
Private College 529 Plan
Other
None.
Pennsylvania 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan
Pennsylvania
$50 for accounts opened by mail; $25 for accounts opened online with an electronic bank transfer. Waived for newborns and newly adopted children if the account is opened within six months of the child's birth or finalization of adoption.
Pennsylvania 529 Investment Plan
Pennsylvania
None.
CollegeBoundfund (Advisor-sold)
Rhode Island
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
CollegeBoundfund (Direct-sold, Alternative RI)
Rhode Island
None.
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Advisor-sold)
South Carolina
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
South Carolina
None.
South Carolina Tuition Prepayment Program
South Carolina
$85
CollegeAccess 529 (Advisor-sold)
South Dakota
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)
South Dakota
None.
Tennessee's BEST Prepaid College Tuition Plan
Tennessee
None.
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
Tennessee
None
Lonestar 529 Plan
Texas
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
Texas College Savings Plan
Texas
None.
Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan
Texas
$50
Texas Tuition Promise Fund
Texas
$25
Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP)
Utah
None.
Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan
Vermont
None.
CollegeAmerica
Virginia
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.
CollegeWealth
Virginia
Fees set by participating banks or financial institutions.
Virginia529 inVEST
Virginia
$25 non-refundable one-time fee.
Virginia529 prePAID
Virginia
$25 non-refundable application fee.
Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET)
Washington
$50. There is a $100 limit per family.
SMART529 Prepaid Tuition Plan
West Virginia
None.
SMART529 Select
West Virginia
None.
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
West Virginia
None.
The Hartford SMART529
West Virginia
None.
Edvest
Wisconsin
None.
Tomorrow's Scholar 529 Plan
Wisconsin
None, but contributions may be subject to a sales charge depending on share class.