Get personalized information to help you start saving for college

I am a
saving for a
child.
I reside in
and I
have a 529 plan.
Next

A good place to start

Enroll now in a 529 plan

Find a 529 plan in
Select your state below

Annual cost of collegeAs of June 13, 2018

The cost of a college education has been growing by an average of 4.18% every year for the past 10 years. Don’t wait to start saving for college. In some cases you can get started for as little as $15. Start saving today

Private
$46,950
Out-of-State Public
$36,420
In-state Public
$20,770

Best 529 plans

Top Rated

The highest-rated 529 plans based on the Savingforcollege.com cap rating system, offering individual investors all around excellence.

Lowest Fees

Fees can drastically eat away at your earnings. Here are the lowest fee 529 plans available.

Latest Articles

article_thumbnail
September 19, 2018

Nice new app for filing the FAFSA

The U.S. Department of Education’s new App for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) makes the tortuous process easier, even fun.

Get a free copy of our
guide to college savings planning

Get a free copy of our
guide to college savings planning

  • Get the book that has helped thousands of families get the information they need to start saving for college. Unbiased and objective, this 42-page book covers the basics on 529 college savings plans and other college savings accounts.
  • Whether you’re a parent looking to get a head start on saving for college, or a grandparent who wants to help their grandkids afford their dream college, Savingforcollege.com’s Family Guide to College Savings is the perfect starting point.
Download
Download Family Guide