529 PLANS

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Plan Does the sponsoring state exclude the value of an account for state financial aid purposes? Does participation in the program provide beneficiaries with any advantages in qualifying for resident tuition status at state institutions?
CollegeCounts 529 Fund
Alabama
No No Enroll Now
Alaska 529
Alaska
No 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 Enroll Now
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
Alaska
No 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. Enroll Now
AZ529, Arizonas Education Savings Plan
Arizona
Yes No Plan Details
Fidelity Arizona College Savings Plan
Arizona
Yes No Enroll Now
GIFT College Investing Plan
Arkansas
No No Plan Details
ScholarShare 529
California
No,, but California excludes 529 plans when considering eligibility for Medi-Cal. No Plan Details
Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan
Colorado
No No Enroll Now
Smart Choice College Savings Plan
Colorado
No No Plan Details
Stable Value Plus College Savings Program
Colorado
No No Plan Details
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET)
Connecticut
No No Plan Details
Delaware College Investment Plan
Delaware
No No Enroll Now
DC College Savings Plan
District of Columbia
No No Enroll Now
Florida 529 Savings Plan
Florida
Florida 529 Savings Plans to do not impact Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Awards (the primary state financial aid program in Florida). No Plan Details
Path2College 529 Plan
Georgia
Yes No Enroll Now
Hawaii's College Savings Program
Hawaii
No No Enroll Now
Idaho College Savings Program (IDeal)
Idaho
No No Plan Details
Bright Start Direct-Sold College Savings Program
Illinois
No No Plan Details
CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan
Indiana
Yes No Plan Details
CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
Yes No Enroll Now
College Savings Iowa
Iowa
Yes No Enroll Now
Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program (Direct-sold)
Kansas
No No Plan Details
Schwab 529 College Savings Plan
Kansas
No No Plan Details
KY Saves 529
Kentucky
Yes 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 Enroll Now
START Saving Program
Louisiana
No. No Plan Details
NextGen 529 -- Client Direct Series
Maine
No No Enroll Now
Maryland 529 -- Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer College Investment Plan
Maryland
No No Plan Details
U.Fund College Investing Plan
Massachusetts
No No Enroll Now
Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP)
Michigan
Yes No Plan Details
Minnesota College Savings Plan
Minnesota
No No Plan Details
Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program
Mississippi
Yes No Plan Details
MOST - Missouri's 529 Education Plan (Direct-sold)
Missouri
Yes No Enroll Now
Achieve Montana
Montana
No No Plan Details
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Direct College Savings Plan
Nebraska
Yes No Plan Details
TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan
Nebraska
Yes No Plan Details
SSGA Upromise 529 Plan
Nevada
No No Enroll Now
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
No No Enroll Now
USAA 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
No No Plan Details
UNIQUE College Investing Plan
New Hampshire
No No Enroll Now
NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
Yes, by state regulation. No Enroll Now
The Education Plan's College Savings Program
New Mexico
Yes No Plan Details
New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan
New York
Yes No Enroll Now
NC 529 Plan
North Carolina
No No Enroll Now
College SAVE (Direct)
North Dakota
No No Plan Details
Ohio's 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage
Ohio
No No Enroll Now
Oklahoma College Savings Plan
Oklahoma
Effective November 1, 2008, money in an Oklahoma 529 plan account is no longer considered in calculating eligibility for TANF, Food Stamps or the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). No Plan Details
Oregon College Savings Plan
Oregon
No No Plan Details
Pennsylvania 529 Investment Plan
Pennsylvania
Yes No Enroll Now
CollegeBound Saver (Direct-sold)
Rhode Island
Yes No Plan Details
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
South Carolina
No No Enroll Now
CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)
South Dakota
No No Plan Details
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
Tennessee
No No Plan Details
Texas College Savings Plan
Texas
Yes No Enroll Now
my529
Utah
No 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. Enroll Now
Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan
Vermont
No, however the account is treated as an asset of the student's parent and not as an asset of the beneficiary No Plan Details
Invest529
Virginia
No No Enroll Now
SMART529 Select
West Virginia
Yes No Plan Details
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
West Virginia
Yes No Plan Details
Edvest
Wisconsin
Yes No Plan Details
 

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