Compare 529 Plans by Features

Plan

Does participation in the program provide beneficiaries with any advantages in qualifying for resident tuition status at state institutions?

Yes, a beneficiary receiving a qualified distribution from an account to pay tuition at the University of Alaska may be eligible for a waiver of the nonresident tuition surcharge

Yes, participants in the plan with an active account in any portfolio for the two years immediately preceding enrollment may be eligible to receive resident tuition rates for the University of Alaska regardless of their state residency.

No

DC College Savings Plan

District of Columbia

No

KY Saves 529

Kentucky

Yes, beneficiaries with eight years of program participation and $2,400 in total contributions who move out-of-state remain eligible for resident tuition rates at Kentucky public institutions

NC 529 Plan

North Carolina

No

No

my529

Utah

No, except that my529 account owners who resided in Utah and owned a my529 account for eight consecutive years prior to May 5, 2008, may be eligible to receive in-state tuition at an eligible Utah state school.

Invest529

Virginia

No

SMART529 Select

West Virginia

No

Edvest

Wisconsin

No