What is the BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529?

BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 plan is comprised of mutual funds and ETFs from BlackRock, iShares and other leading asset managers. It also has tax advantages for multiple states, with added benefits for Ohio residents.

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Well, good morning.

I picked my own outfit.

I love it.

Mommy, guess what?

What, baby?

I picked a college. And it's really far away.

When did you grow up?

Yep, I'm a grown-up.

Someday, she really is going to college. So start saving with Ohio's tax-free 529 plan. We make it simple to get your plan on track to meet any savings goal. Someday starts at BlackRock.com/CollegeAdvantage.

An investor should consider the investment objectives, risk, charges, and expenses associated with the municipal fund based securities before investing. More information about municipal fund securities is available in the issuers program description. You may obtain a program description by visiting www.BlackRock.co m/CollegeAdvantage, calling 866-529-8582, or by contacting your financial advisor. The program description should be read carefully before investing.

Your child will be in college before you know it. So let’s start saving.

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Investment options

The BlackRock 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
BlackRock CollegeAdvantage client brochure
529 state tax benefits

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.
See performance
Quarterly performance report
Fees and expenses
1099-Q Guide


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
What college expenses does it cover?
• Tuition and Fees
• Room and board
• Books, supplies and required equipment (e.g., computers)
What are the key benefits?
• Grow and withdraw assets free of federal taxes
• Additional state tax benefits, where applicable
• Flexibility to transfer to another eligible relative
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.
Frequently asked questions
To help you simplify the process, we’ve answered the most common questions that surface around 529 college savings plans.
College savings estimator
College savings estimator
Determine approximately how much money you need to save to pay for college.
529 Comparison tool
529 Comparison tool
Look at different plans to see which the best option for you is.