Compare 529 Plans by Features

Plan

Program management fees

0.30%

0.21% (includes 0.07% 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 and the Bank Savings 529 Portoflio have no state administrative or distribution/servicing fee.

0.05% Program Fee except 0.02% on enrollment portfolios; plus 0.04% Trust Fee The University of Alaska Portfolio does not have a Program Fee or Trust Fee.

0.32% for all investment options; none for the checking option.

All portfolios except Short-Term Bond Portfolio, Fixed Income Portfolio and Money Market Portfolio:
0.29% (includes state fee of 0.04%) plus distribution fees of 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C2) and none (Class F).

Short-Term Bond Portfolio, Fixed Income Portfolio:
0.29% (includes state fee of 0.04%) plus distribution fees of 0.15% (Class A), or 0.90% (Class C2) and none (Class F)

Money Market Portfolio: 0.25% (no state fee)

0.05% Program Fee except 0.02% on enrollment portfolios; plus 0.04% Trust Fee

AZ ABLE

Arizona

State administrative fee of 0.19%

0.09% for the Fidelity index fund options (includes 0.02% state fee); 0.17% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.045% state fee); 0.12% for the Fidelity Blend options (includes 0.04% 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.

0.25% (includes 0.05% state administrative fee), plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.25% (class A), 1.00% (class C). There is no distribution fee for (class I)

AR ABLE

Arkansas

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.48% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses and a 0.07% fee to the state; 0.32% for the Savings Portfolio

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).

CalABLE

California

State administrative fee of 0.44%; temporarily waived for the FDIC-Insured Portfolio

0.06% (includes 0.05% state fee) for Active, ESG and Social Choice Portfolios; 0.01% for Passive and Index Portfolios (no state fee); None for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.29% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses and a 0.06% fee to the state.
CollegeInvest may charge an administrative fee of up to 0.10%. CollegeInvest will periodically reevaluate the 0.06% administrative fee rate and raise or lower it not to exceed 0.10%.

0.10% administrative fee (0.04% temporarily waived on certain portfolios) to the state, 0.15% plan management fee, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), 0.75% (Class C), 0.00% (Class I).

None. (FirstBank pays Colorado CollegeInvest an administrative fee of 0.10% of assets.)

0.99% administrative fee to the state (0.28% of this fee waived as of January 2019).

ABLE CT

Connecticut

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.20% management fee (includes 0.01% fee to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees as follows:

Fixed income, individual-fund portfolios: 0.15% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C), 0.75% (Class P), none (Class I)

All other portfolios: 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C), or 0.75% (Class P), none (Class I)

0.08% for the index fund options (includes 0.01% state fee); 0.16% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.01% state fee); 0.11% for the Fidelity Blend options (includes 0.01% state fee). For the Bank Deposit Portfolio, there is a 0.05% Program Management Fee (includes 0.05% state fee) and is based on the Federal Funds Target Rate. For the Stable Value Portfolio, there is a 0.07% Program Management Fee

0.08% for the Fidelity index fund options (includes 0.01% state fee); 0.12% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.05% state fee); 0.08% for the Fidelity Blend options (includes 0.04% state fee). For the Bank Deposit Portfolio, there is a 0.10% Program Management Fee (includes 0.04% state fee) and is based on the Federal Funds Target Rate.

DEPENDABLE

Delaware

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

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.

None

State administrative fee of 0.19%

0.04% manager fee. None for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.

State Administrative Fees of 0.30%

0.55% manager fee

0.27% to 0.28% program manager fee; 0.29% for Savings Portfolio; plus 0.05% administrative fee to the state

0.17% program management 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). 0.14% manager fee (no state or distribution fee) for Invesco Government Agency 529 Portfolio.

0.10% (includes 0.03% state administrative fee).
Index Portfolios: 0.07% (no state administrative fee).
No state administrative fee for the Vanguard Federal Money Market 529 and Bank Savings portfolios

0.32%; none for Checking Option

0.29% in the Year of Enrollment Option; 0.14% in the Individual Portfolios and Savings Portfolio.

0.39% manager fee (includes 0.08% state administrative fee) plus distribution expenses of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C), none for Class I. The Savings Portfolio and Capital Preservation Portfolio are subject to a 0.31% manager fee.

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.18% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses.

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.31% management fee includes 0.10% fee to the state, plus distribution/marketing fee of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C, except Money Market is 0.25%).

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.20% manager fee (waived for the Cash and Cash Equivalents portfolio)

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).

0.20% manager fee for the actively managed options

KY Saves 529

Kentucky

0.36% manager fee for the Year of Enrollment Options; 0.40% manager fee for the Asset Allocation Options; 0.20% for the Capital Preservation Option; none for the Guaranteed Option.

State administrative fee of 0.19%

LA ABLE

Louisiana

None

None for the BlackRock Age-Based, BlackRock 100% Equity, BlackRock Fixed Income, BlackRock Balanced, and NextGen Savings Portfolio; 0.07% for the BlackRock Equity Index Portfolio, 0.12% for the iShares portfolios , and 0.20% for the Principal Plus Portfolio. A Maine Administration fee of 0.04% is charged for all portfolios except the NextGen Savings Portfolio.

Maine Administration Fee Rebate Program: If either the participant or the designated beneficiary is a Maine resident, and the account was subject to the Maine Administration Fee, an amount approximately equal to the Maine Administration Fee paid during the year is automatically rebated to the account in the following year, if such amount is at least $2.00. To be eligible to receive the rebate, on the last business day of the calendar year the account must have a balance of at least $1,000 and include Units of a Portfolio subject to the Maine Administration Fee. The minimum rebate is $2.00; amounts less than $2.00 will not be paid.

For the Principal Plus Portfolio:
0.44%, includes 0.09% fee to the state

None for the NextGen Savings Portfolio

For iShares Portfolios:
0.40% distribution/servicing fee (Class A), or 1.15% distribution/servicing fee (Class C) with additional 0.09% fee to the state.

For all other portfolios:
25% distribution/servicing fee(Class A), or 1.00% distribution/servicing fee (Class C) with additional 0.09% fee to the state

A rebate approximately equal to the Maine Administration Fee may be provided in certain circumstances.

0.03% Program Fee (0.15% for the Social Index Equity Portfolio) and 0.05% state fee

State administrative fee of 0.30%; 0.95% for Cash Option includes 0.65% for program costs of providing the Prepaid Card, State administrative fee of 0.30%; 0.95% for Cash Option (includes 0.65% for program costs of providing the Prepaid Card)

0.15% for all portfolios, plus 0.05% state sponsor fee

0.45% for the index fund options (includes 0.045% state fee); 0.07% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.10% state fee); 0.05% for the Fidelity Blend fund options (includes 0.07% 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.

0.37% (includes a state fee of 0.05%) plus service fee of 0.25% (Class A, C and AR) and distribution fee of 0.40% - 0.75% (Class C) and 0.40% (Class AR). None for the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.

MiABLE

Michigan

0.50% for all portfolios

0.02% manager fee plus 0.025% state fee. No fee for the Principal Plus Interest Option.

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.10% manager fee plus 0.0025% state fee. Manager fee and state fee do not apply to the Principal Plus Interest Option.

Mississippi ABLE

Mississippi

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.60% manager fee; no fee for the Guaranteed Option.

MO ABLE

Missouri

State administrative fee of 0.19%

0.445%; 0.395% for the Capital Preservation option, plus 0.095% administrative fee (none for the Capital Preservation option)

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.12% program manager fee, plus a 0.02% fee to the state.

0.40%

All portfolios except the State Street U.S. Government Money Market, Age-Based Index Conservative 17-18, Age-Based Index Conservative 19+, and Bank Savings option:
0.15% and a state fee of 0.02%, plus account servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), 0.50% (Class C), 1.00% (Class C-1), none for Class F

State Street U.S. Government Money Market, Age-Based Index Conservative 17-18, Age-Based Index Conservative 19+, and Bank Savings option:
0.15% and a state fee of 0.02%

0.08% manager fee and a 0.02% fee to the state

0.17% (including 0.02% state fee) plus distribution fees of 0.25%; 0.17% (including 0.02% state fee) for Money Market and Bank Savings options.

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.10% administrative fee to the state, plus reimbursed expenses of up to 0.04%, plus distribution/servicing fees as follows:

Money Market option: None

Fixed-Income Absolute Return: 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)

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.

0.06% (includes 0.01% Board Fee) plus advisory fee of 0.25%. The 0.25% advisory fee is waived for Nevada residents on the first $25,000 for Nevada residents of assets under management.

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), 0.75% (Class P), none (Class I)

All other portfolios: 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C), or 0.75% (Class P), none (Class I)

STABLE NH

New Hampshire

State administrative fee of 0.19%

0.09% for the index fund options (includes 0.05% state fee); 0.17% for the Fidelity fund options (includes 0.10% state fee); 0.12% for the Fidelity Blend options (includes 0.07% 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.

0.25% manager fee, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), or 1.00% (Class C); none for Advisor class and Franklin Money Portfolio.

NJ ABLE

New Jersey

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.10% management fee; none for the Franklin U.S. Government Money 529 Portfolio

ABLE New Mexico

New Mexico

State administrative fee of 0.19%

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, 1.00% for Class C, none for Class R.

0.10% management fee (includes 0.05% fee to the state)

0.25% manager fee, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), .90% - 1.00% (Class C), and None (Advisor Class)

0.12% manager fee; fee includes underlying fund expenses.

NY ABLE

New York

0.36% to 0.38%

State fee of 0.10%

NC 529 Plan

North Carolina

0.25%

NC ABLE

North Carolina

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

0.46% to 0.50% (includes 0.10% fee to the state), plus distribution fee of 0.30%; distribution fee is waived for Interest Accumulation Portfolio

0.44% to 0.46% (including 0.10% fee to the state)

0.135% (includes 0.07% fee to the state), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A) or 1.00% (Class C except 0.25% for the Money Market Option), 0.00% (Class I)

0.105% manager fee plus 0.02% fee to the state.

Fifth Third Bank options: No fees.

State administrative fee of 0.19% for Ohio and residents of partner states, 0.45% for all others.

0.20% manager fee. No fee for the Guaranteed Option.

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), 0.75% (Class P), none (Class I)

All other portfolios: 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class C), 0.75% (Class P), and none (Class I)

State administrative fee of 0.19%

State Administrative Fees of 0.30%

State Administrative Fees of 0.30%

0.20% state administrative fee

PA ABLE

Pennsylvania

0.28% for all investment options

0.19%, consisting of 0.055% fee to the Commonwealth and 0.13% combined fee to Upromise and Vanguard

0.14% (includes 0.02% state administrative fee), plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.25% (Class A), 1.00% (Class and C), or 0.00% (Class I). None for Class RA or RZ.

0.10%; none for Rhode Island residents

RI's ABLE

Rhode Island

0.32%; none for the Checking Option

Management fee: 0.05%; none for the Bank Deposit 529 Portfolio

0.10% fee to the state, plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.15% - 0.25% (Class A), 0.15% - 1.00% (Class C), 0.50% (Class E), or none (Class I)

State administrative fee of 0.19%

0.25% manager fee (waived for SD residents), plus distribution/servicing fees of 0.35% (Classes A and SD-A), 1.10% (Class C), none (Class F) or 1.00% (Class SD-C). Distribution/servicing fees for PIMCO Short Asset Investment & Ultrashort Bond portfolios: 0.10%

ABLE TN

Tennessee

0.20%

0.34% management fee (including 0.06% state fee) for all portfolios. Additional distribution/servicing fees of 0.25% (Class A), none for RIA class.

0.25% including 0.10% state administrative fee

0.25% manager fee (plus 0.06% state administrative fee)

State administrative fee of 0.19%

my529

Utah

Ranges from 0.10% to 0.14%

State administrative fee of 0.19%

Plan management fee ranges from 0.27% - 0.30%; administrative fee of 0.05% for each portfolio.

ABLEAmerica

Virginia

State administrative fee of 0.06% (currently waived) plus distribution fee of 0.25% (none for ABLE-F-2 class); plus management fee of 0.27% for Money Market option

ABLEnow

Virginia

0.10% and 0.15% on investment balances for the ABLEnow and PNC Administrative Fees, respectively

All options except College Target Date Series and Portfolio Series:
0.16% to 0.65% (includes 0.06%% state administrative fee), plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.22% to 0.25% (Class 529-A), 1.00% (Class 529-C), 0.50% (Class 529-E), 0.25% (Class 529-F-1 including Money Market Fund), 0.00% (Class 529-F-2 and 529-F-3

College Target Date Series:
No management fee, 0.06% state administrative fee, plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.24% to 0.30% (Class 529-A), 1.00% (Class 529-C), 0.50% (Class 529-E), 0.25% (Class 529-F-1), 0.00% (Class 529-F-2 and 529-F-3

Portfolio Series:
No management fee, 0.06% state administrative fee, plus distribution/servicing fee of 0.23% to 0.25% (Class 529-A), 1.00% (Class 529-C), 0.50% (Class 529-E) or 0.25% (Class 529-F-1), 0.00% (Class 529-F-2 and 529-F-3

Invest529

Virginia

0.049% manager fee; none for the FDIC-Insured or Tuition Track Portfolio

0.12% manager fee and a 0.10% administrative fee to the state

Administrative fee of 0.30%

SMART529 Select

West Virginia

0.40% management fee (includes 0.05% to the state).

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).

WV ABLE

West Virginia

State administrative fee of 0.19%

Edvest

Wisconsin

0.07% management fee. The state administrative fee of 0.10% is currently being waived. The management and state fees do not apply to the Principal Plus Interest Portfolio.

0.14% management fee (includes 0.06% 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 five years, at which time distribution/servicing fees are 0.25%.

WY ABLE

Wyoming

State administrative fee of 0.19%