Compare 529 college savings plans

Many 529 savings plans feature Vanguard funds and/or investment management. Choose a plan associated with Vanguard and compare it with other 529 savings plans.

State tax benefits may not apply to K-12 tuition. This tool displays the state benefits for qualified higher education expenses. However, it's less clear whether account owners can receive a state tax break for K-12 tuition expenses. To find out if you qualify for a state benefit for K-12 tuition, check the state where you pay state income tax—even if another state sponsors your 529 plan. You should consult your tax advisor for further guidance.

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General
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
State sponsor Nevada
Program manager Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc.
Investment manager/​underlying investments Vanguard mutual funds
Residency required None
How to purchase Enroll directly with the program.
State benefits & tax information
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
Maximum annual state deduction Not Applicable. There is no personal income tax in Nevada.
Are qualified distributions from in-state plans state-tax exempt? N/A - no state tax
Are qualified distributions from out-of-state plans state-tax exempt? N/A - no state tax
State tax treatment of rollovers N/A - no state tax
Tax recapture provisions N/A - no state tax
Fees & expenses
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
Enrollment None.
Maintenance None
Total asset-based expense ratio
  • Age-based options: 0.15%
  • Static/individual options: 0.15% - 0.44%
Contributions
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
Minimum contributions
  • Minimum initial contribution: $1,000; $3,000 for out-of-state residents
  • Minimum subsequent contribution: $50
  • Minimum automatic investment plan contribution: $50
  • Minimum payroll deduction plan contribution: $50
Maximum funding amount Accepts contributions for a given beneficiary until Nevada 529 account balances reach $500,000
Investment options
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
Summary of investment options
Age-based portfolios
3 age-based options
  • Aggressive Option (12 portfolios)
  • Moderate Option (12 portfolios)
  • Conservative Option (12 portfolios)
Individual portfolios
20 static/individual portfolios
  • 5 multi-fund portfolios
  • 15 individual-fund portfolios
Other features
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
Formal agreement with rewards program or outside scholarship program? Yes, with the Upromise rewards service
Creditor protection If the debtor is domiciled in Nevada (as defined by bankruptcy law), Nevada law provides that up to $500,000 of assets held in a 529 Plan account may be protected from creditors, depending upon when such assets were contributed to the account and whether they are eventually used to pay qualifying higher-education expenses of the account beneficiary.
Time or age restrictions None
Contact information
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (NV)
Telephone 1-866-734-4530
Web address http://www.vanguard.com/vanguard529
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