Call 1-888-718-7878
or Email us.

You are here

Home » Is This Right For Me?


12/4/2013 at 12:59pm

We are pleased to announce and showcase our latest member school profile of The College of Idaho. Member schools like The College of Idaho, participate in Private College 529 Plan as their response to the challenges many families face today:  stagnant – or even uncertain - household income, rising tuition relative to income, reduced access to credit and concern about increasing debt.  

10/30/2013 at 9:33am

We are excited to announce that Syracuse University has submitted a school profile to Our member schools voluntarily share their profiles to the website in an effort to reach future students and their families, to share their story about the school and to further the message that private college education can be affordable.

10/10/2013 at 3:16pm

Private College 529 Plan president Nancy Farmer mentioned in US News & World Report article entitled, “How to Divide a Prepaid Tuition Plan Among Children” by in Reyna Gobel. 

We are excited to be mentioned in this article about prepaid tuition. Private College 529 PlanSM (PC529) is the only national prepaid tuition plan and sponsored by more than 270 leading private colleges and universities to offer families a guaranteed way to get tomorrow's tuition at today's prices for up to 30 years after purchase.

10/1/2013 at 9:18am

Private College 529 PlanSM (PC529), a prepaid tuition plan sponsored by more than 270 leading private colleges and universities, today announced the addition of Saint Joseph’s College (SJC) of Rensselaer, IN. Marking a decade of delivering access to more affordable private higher education, the plan is pleased to offer families another secure option in the Midwest for their children’s future college plans. PC529 offers families a guaranteed way to get tomorrow's tuition at today's prices for up to 30 years after purchase.

9/12/2013 at 10:23am

I am just back from an annual "529 Conference."  It was 2 1/2 days of back-to-back sessions covering "529 Plan Essentials," including marketing, distribution, investments and more.  It was great to hear from industry experts like Joe Hurley (, Andrea Feirstein (AKF Consulting) and Paul Curley (Asset International.) Most importantly, as I listened to dozens of plan sponsors and managers, I was reminded of how many great options there are for families to plan and save for college.  529 plans offer tax advantages, account owner control, estate planning and flexibility for

9/5/2013 at 11:40am

Thank you to Graceland University, Harvey Mudd College, Wake Forest University and Wheaton College as the newest member school profiles at, a website offering tools and guidance to help American families achieve their college savings and planning goals. Enjoy these wonderful profiles provided by our member schools.

8/22/2013 at 12:45pm


On many college campuses today, parents and their incoming first-year students arrive with suitcases and boxes of college essentials. Unpacking new bedding and decor for the dorm room and heading to the bookstore for books and the latest college apparel, this can be both an emotional and expensive experience for parents as their child begins college.  Private College 529 Plan's fourth year prepay option helps parents with the costs of tuition.

8/20/2013 at 9:32am

What a well-thought out, clearly presented, and very convincing statement written as an open letter to President Obama by Richard Ekman, President of the Council of Independent Colleges !!

7/18/2013 at 3:20pm

On July 1, 2013 the new tuition rates for 2013 – 14 at Private College 529 Plan member colleges and universities took effect.  On average, tuition increased 3.73% at member schools; the median increase was 3.87%.  The average amount of tuition and fees at member schools for this academic year is $33,778.  The good news for Private College 529 Plan account owners is whatever amount of tuition you purchase (at current rates) is guaranteed for up to 30 years, no matter what happens in the financial markets or how much tuition increases.  The schools take the financial risk and


Subscribe to Blog