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CollegeAdvantage 529 Investment options

The CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan offers three distinct investment approaches, allowing you to choose the options that best fit your college planning needs.

Find the right option for you

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Pricing and performance

Get to know the ins and outs of how your 529 plan is performing so you can keep your college savings on track.

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Get summary of fees and expenses

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Get Started with a CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan

The sooner you begin saving, the more prepared you’ll be for the future. Open your BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan in three easy steps:

1.  Learn how to enroll
2.  Get answers to your common questions
3.  Submit your new account application




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Forms and applications

Need to open an account, update an existing one, or make a withdrawal? Fill out and submit the necessary forms, and we’ll take care of the rest.

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How to enroll

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Frequently asked questions

To help you simplify the process, we’ve answered the most common questions that surface around 529 college savings plans.

See 529 plan FAQs

Debunk the myths

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Tips for withdrawals

Read our helpful withdrawal guide when you plan to put the money invested in your 529 plan to good use.

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What is a 529 investment plan for?

Saving for a student’s college education

Paying your graduate school expenses

Pursuing an interest through CE courses

Growing higher education savings tax-free1

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What college expenses does it cover?4


Room and board


Books, supplies and required equipment

Computer equipment and technology

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What are the key benefits?

Grow and withdraw assets free of federal taxes1

Additional state tax benefits, where applicable

Flexibility to transfer to another eligible relative

No income limitations for making contributions