529 PLANS

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Plan State residency requirements: Who can be a participant/owner in the program?
CollegeCounts 529 Fund
Alabama
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 19 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
CollegeCounts 529 Fund Advisor Plan
Alabama
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 19 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
Enable Savings Plan Alabama
Alabama
No An account may be opened by an eligible individual under section 529A or an authorized individual with valid power of attorney or the eligible individual's legal guardian or conservator.
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program
Alabama
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 19 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and approved legal entities.
Alaska ABLE Plan
Alaska
No An account may be opened by an eligible individual under section 529A or his/her authorized individual with legal guardianship or power of attorney.
John Hancock Freedom 529
Alaska
None U.S. resident individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
Alaska
None U.S. resident individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
University of Alaska College Savings Plan
Alaska
None U.S. resident individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
Arizona Family College Savings Program
Arizona
None Individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities; joint ownership by spouses is permitted.
Fidelity Arizona College Savings Plan
Arizona
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Ivy InvestEd 529 Plan
Arizona
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, state/local government agencies, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
GIFT College Investing Plan
Arkansas
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens 18 years old or older, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
iShares 529 Plan
Arkansas
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens 18 years old or older, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
ScholarShare 529
California
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Colorado ABLE
Colorado
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan
Colorado
None U.S. citizens or resident aliens, trusts, 501(c)(3) organizations, and local governments.
Scholars Choice College Savings Program
Colorado
None U.S. resident individuals, UGMA/UTMA custodians, legal entities.
Smart Choice College Savings Plan
Colorado
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens including UGMA/UTMA custodians.
Stable Value Plus College Savings Program
Colorado
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET)
Connecticut
None Any U.S. citizen or resident alien with a valid Social Security number or taxpayer identification number.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) -- Advisor Plan
Connecticut
The account owner must have a Connecticut mailing address or be a Connecticut resident on active duty in the U.S. armed forces. U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Delaware College Investment Plan
Delaware
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
DC 529 College Savings Program (Advisor-sold)
District of Columbia
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
DC ABLE
District of Columbia
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
DC College Savings Plan
District of Columbia
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
ABLE United
Florida
State residency is only a requirement of the beneficiary at time of application. An account may be opened by a Florida resident with a qualifying disability or an authorized administrator acting on his/her behalf.
Florida 529 Savings Plan
Florida
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
Florida Prepaid College Plan
Florida
The beneficiary or the parent/guardian must have been a Florida resident for the 12 months prior to enrollment. The beneficiary must be within the age/grade requirements for the selected plan. U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
Georgia STABLE
Georgia
Yes An account may be opened by a qualified beneficiary under section 529A or by an Authorized Legal Representative on his/her behalf.
Path2College 529 Plan
Georgia
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Hawaii's College Savings Program
Hawaii
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Idaho College Savings Program (IDeal)
Idaho
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Bright Directions Advisor-Guided 529 College Savings Program
Illinois
None Individuals 18 years of age or older, UGMA/UTMA custodians, a Trust, and certain legal entities.
Bright Start Advisor-Sold College Savings Program
Illinois
None Individuals 18 years of age or older, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and certain legal entities.
Bright Start Direct-Sold College Savings Program
Illinois
None U.S. resident individuals, UGMA/UTMA custodians, a Trust, and legal entities.
College Illinois! 529 Prepaid Tuition Program
Illinois
The account owner or beneficiary must be an Illinois resident for at least 12 months prior to application. U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Illinois ABLE
Illinois
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan
Indiana
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
None Individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
INvestABLE Indiana
Indiana
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
College Savings Iowa
Iowa
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, and UGMA/UTMA custodians.
IAble Plan
Iowa
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
IAdvisor 529 Plan
Iowa
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, and UGMA/UTMA custodians.
Kansas ABLE Savings Plan
Kansas
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program (Direct-sold)
Kansas
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities. Joint ownership is permitted.
Learning Quest Advisor
Kansas
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities. Joint ownership is permitted.
Schwab 529 College Savings Plan
Kansas
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, and UGMA/UTMA custodians. Joint ownership is permitted.
Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust
Kentucky
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Kentucky's Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT)
Kentucky
The beneficiary must be a Kentucky resident at the time of program enrollment or have an intention to attend a Kentucky institution. U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
STABLE Kentucky
Kentucky
Yes An account may be opened by a qualfied beneficiary under section 529A or by an Authorized Legal Representative on his/her behalf.
LA ABLE
Louisiana
Yes Louisiana ABLE Accounts are available to eligible U.S. citizens and legal residents of the State of Louisiana with a valid Social Security number.
START Saving Program
Louisiana
The account owner or beneficiary must be a Louisiana resident at the time of program enrollment. U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Direct Series
Maine
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Select Series
Maine
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- College Investment Plan
Maryland
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S..
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- Prepaid College Trust
Maryland
The account holder or beneficiary must be a Maryland or District of Columbia resident at the time of program enrollment. U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities organized in the U.S.
Attainable Savings Plan
Massachusetts
  An Attainable Plan Account must be established by the designated beneficiary or on behalf of the designated beneficiary by a Person with Signature Authority (PSA). The PSA must be the designated beneficiary's parent, legal guardian, or have a valid power of attorney (POA). The designated beneficiary or PSA opening an Attainable Plan Account must be 18 years or older, a United States resident, and have a valid SSN.
U.Fund College Investing Plan
Massachusetts
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and trusts.
U.Plan
Massachusetts
None Individuals
MI 529 Advisor Plan
Michigan
None U.S. citizens or resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
MiABLE
Michigan
No An account may be opened to save for Qualified Disability Expenses by (i) an Eligible Individual or (ii) a Designated Representative on behalf of an Eligible Individual.
Michigan Education Savings Program
Michigan
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, estates, trusts, 501(c)(3) organizations, corporations, and state or local government agencies and instrumentalities.
Michigan Education Trust
Michigan
The beneficiary must be a Michigan resident at the time of program enrollment. U.S. residents at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities. A MET contract cannot be purchased by residents of Arizona, Illinois, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, or Vermont.
Minnesota ABLE Plan
Minnesota
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Minnesota College Savings Plan
Minnesota
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program
Mississippi
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) Program
Mississippi
The account owner or beneficiary must be a Mississippi resident at the time of program enrollment. Individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
MO ABLE
Missouri
Yes An account may be opened by a qualfied beneficiary under section 529A or by an Authorized Legal Representative on his/her behalf.
MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
Missouri
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens who have a Social Security number or taxpayer identification number, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Achieve Montana
Montana
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities. Joint ownership by spouses is permitted.
Montana ABLE
Montana
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Bank Plan
Montana
None Individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, state/local governments, and 501(c)(3) organizations. Joint ownership by spouses is permitted.
Enable Savings Plan
Nebraska
No An account may be opened by an eligible individual under section 529A or an authorized individual with valid power of attorney or the eligible individual's legal guardian or conservator.
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Advisor College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None U.S. resident individuals with a valid Social Security number or taxpayer ID number, UGMA/UTMA custodians, legal entities.
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Direct College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None U.S. resident individuals with a valid Social Security number or taxpayer ID number, UGMA/UTMA custodians, legal entities.
State Farm College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None Individuals of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, trusts, state/local governments and 501(c)(3) organizations.
TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan
Nebraska
None U.S. resident individuals with a valid Social Security number or taxpayer ID number, UGMA/UTMA custodians, legal entities.
ABLE Nevada
Nevada
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program
Nevada
The account owner or beneficiary must be a Nevada resident or account owner must be an alumnus of a Nevada college or university. Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Putnam 529 for America
Nevada
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, trusts, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
SSGA Upromise 529 Plan
Nevada
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old and UGMA/UTMA custodians.
USAA 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and trusts.
Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan
New Hampshire
None U.S. residents, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
UNIQUE College Investing Plan
New Hampshire
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and trusts.
Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
None Individuals of legal age, trusts, corporations, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and other legal entities. Account owners must provide a Taxpayer Identification Number.
NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
The contributor or the beneficiary must be a New Jersey resident at the time of program enrollment. Individuals of legal age, trusts, corporations, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and other legal entities. Account owners must provide a Taxpayer Identification Number.
Scholar's Edge
New Mexico
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old with a SSI/TIN number, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
The Education Plan's College Savings Program
New Mexico
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old with a SSI/TIN number, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
New York's 529 Advisor-Guided College Savings Plan
New York
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens including minors, trusts, and UGMA/UTMA custodians.
New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan
New York
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens including minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
NY ABLE
New York
Yes An account owner must be a New York resident, and an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
National College Savings Program
North Carolina
None Individuals at least 18 years old, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities .
The NC ABLE Program
North Carolina
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
College SAVE (Advisor)
North Dakota
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UTMA/ UGMA custodians, trusts, state/local governments, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
College SAVE (Direct)
North Dakota
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UTMA/ UGMA custodians, trusts, state/local governments, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
BlackRock CollegeAdvantage Advisor 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, trusts, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
CollegeAdvantage Guaranteed 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
Either the beneficiary or the account owner must be a resident of Ohio at the time of program enrollment. Individuals at least 18 years old and emancipated minors.
Ohio CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, trusts, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
STABLE Account
Ohio
No An account may be opened by a qualfied beneficiary under section 529A or by an Authorized Legal Representative on his/her behalf.
Oklahoma College Savings Plan
Oklahoma
None U.S. citizens or resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Oklahoma Dream 529 Plan
Oklahoma
None U.S. citizens or resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
ABLEforAll
Oregon
No An account may be opened by a qualified beneficiary under Section 529A or, if one is designated, his/her Authorized Representative on his/her behalf.
MFS 529 Savings Plan
Oregon
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities. An account owner must be a U.S. resident with a U.S. address.
Oregon ABLE Savings Plan
Oregon
Yes An account may be opened by a qualified beneficiary under Section 529A or, if one is designated, his/her authorized representative on his/her behalf.
Oregon College Savings Plan
Oregon
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, emancipated minors, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Private College 529 Plan
Other
None Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
PA ABLE
Pennsylvania
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Pennsylvania 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan
Pennsylvania
The account owner or beneficiary must be a Pennsylvania resident at the time of program enrollment. Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Pennsylvania 529 Investment Plan
Pennsylvania
None Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and trusts.
CollegeBound 529 (Advisor-sold)
Rhode Island
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
CollegeBound Saver (Direct-sold)
Rhode Island
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
RI's ABLE
Rhode Island
No An account owner must be an eligible individual under Section 529A as well as a U.S. Citizen or resident alien with a SSI/TIN number and valid permanent U.S. street address.
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Advisor-sold)
South Carolina
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens and UGMA/UTMA custodians. The Treasurer and Program Manager may permit other persons and legal entities to open accounts; joint ownership by spouses is permitted.
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
South Carolina
The account owner or beneficiary must be a resident of South Carolina, or an employee of the State of South Carolina, at the time of program enrollment. U.S. citizens and resident aliens and UGMA/UTMA custodians. The Treasurer and Program Manager may permit other persons and legal entities to open accounts; joint ownership by spouses is permitted.
South Carolina Tuition Prepayment Program
South Carolina
The beneficiary must be a South Carolina resident for at least 12 months prior to program enrollment . U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
CollegeAccess 529 (Advisor-sold)
South Dakota
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old (individually or as joint owners), UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)
South Dakota
The account owner or designated beneficiary must be a South Dakota resident at the time of program enrollment. U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old (individually or as joint owners), UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
ABLE TN
Tennessee
None An individual who has been diagnosed with a disability on or before age 26 may qualify by meeting one of the following: 1. Is eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 2. Is eligible to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) 3. Has been diagnosed by a qualifying physician as having a physical or mental disability resulting in marked and severe functional limitations that is expected to last no less than 12 months.
Tennessee's BEST Prepaid College Tuition Plan
Tennessee
The account owner or beneficiary must be a Tennessee resident at the time of program enrollment. Individuals (including minors with the signature of a parent or legal guardian), UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
Tennessee
None U.S. citizens and legal residents at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Lonestar 529 Plan
Texas
None Individuals, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Texas College Savings Plan
Texas
None Individuals, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan
Texas
The beneficiary must be a Texas resident for at least 12 months prior to application or a non-resident child of an account owner who is a Texas resident. Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Texas Tuition Promise Fund
Texas
The beneficiary must be a Texas resident or have a parent who is a Texas resident and is the named purchaser at the time of enrollment. Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP)
Utah
None Individuals at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Vermont ABLE
Vermont
Yes An account may be opened by a qualfied beneficiary under section 529A or by an authorized legal representative on his/her behalf.
Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan
Vermont
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
ABLEnow
Virginia
No The account owner must be an eligible individual for whose benefit all contributions are made.
CollegeAmerica
Virginia
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Invest529
Virginia
None U.S. citizens and legal residents at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Prepaid529
Virginia
The account owner, beneficiary, or parent of a non-resident beneficiary at the time of program enrollment must be a Virginia resident or member of the U.S. military who is either stationed in Virginia or who claims Virginia as home of record . U.S. citizens and legal residents at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET)
Washington
The account owner or the beneficiary must be a Washington resident at the time of program enrollment. Individuals (including minors), UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
SMART529 Prepaid Tuition Plan
West Virginia
The account owner or beneficiary must be a West Virginia resident at the time of purchase. Individuals at least 18 years old and approved legal entities.
SMART529 Select
West Virginia
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
West Virginia
The account owner or designated beneficiary must have a West Virginia mailing address or be a West Virginia resident on active duty in the U.S. armed forces. U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
The Hartford SMART529
West Virginia
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens at least 18 years old, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Edvest
Wisconsin
None U.S. citizens and resident aliens of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
Tomorrow's Scholar 529 Plan
Wisconsin
None Individuals and Joint Owners of legal age, UGMA/UTMA custodians, and legal entities.
 

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