529 college savings plans offer tax advantages, high contribution limits, and investment flexibility—a combination you won't find with other college savings options. And as a leader in 529 plans, Vanguard offers low-cost 529 investment options in 28 plans across the United States.
Key benefits of 529 plans
Did you know you can invest in any state 529 plan, regardless of where you live or your child goes to school? But your state may give you a tax deduction, so we recommend that you check there first.
Get federal tax benefits and often state tax breaks as well.*
High contribution limits
Move closer to meeting your savings goal.
Choose from a range of investment options.
Maintain complete account control as the account owner.
Vanguard investments offer exceptional value to help you meet your college savings goals.
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan. Sponsored by Nevada and open to any investor, the Vanguard 529 offers 3 age-based and 19 individual portfolios. More about The Vanguard 529 Plan »
College Savings Iowa® 529 Plan. The Iowa plan has a low minimum investment of just $25 and a range of Vanguard investment options, including 4 age-based and 9 individual portfolios. More about College Savings Iowa »
Other plans featuring Vanguard investments. The following state plans also feature Vanguard investments and low minimum initial contributions of just $25.