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While states are the official sponsors of 529 plans, they need help offering them. That's where we come in, Ascensus, the leading 529 plan provider.

About Ascensus

Ascensus is a market-leading enabler of tax-advantaged savings—providing technology, services, and expertise that help more than 15 million people save for retirement, education, and healthcare.

We are a premier savings program service provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator. Our platforms, industry knowledge, and data-based insights enhance the growth and success of our partners, their clients, and savers through co-branded, private-labeled, and governmental partnerships.

Ascensus offers comprehensive qualified and non-qualified retirement plan solutions, third-party retirement plan administration, 529 education and ABLE savings program administration, health savings and COBRA administration, corporate- and bank-owned life insurance solutions, and fiduciary and total rewards services.

The company’s brands include Ascensus; Newport, an Ascensus company; PAi, an Ascensus company; and FuturePlan by Ascensus. Ascensus has more than $700 billion in assets under administration and employs more than 5,700 associates as of December 31, 2022 .

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Ascensus-administered 529 plans

Achieve Montana
Arkansas Brighter Future 529
Brighter Future 529 Advisor Plan
College SAVE Plan
College Savings Iowa 529 Plan
CollegeAdvantage Direct 529 Savings Plan
CollegeBound 529
CollegeBound Saver
CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan
CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Savings Plan
CollegeInvest Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan
Connecticut Higher Education Trust Advisor College Savings Plan
DC College Savings Plan
Edvest – Wisconsin’s College Savings Plan
Goldman Sachs 529 Plan
Hartford SMART529 College Savings Plan
HI529 - Hawaii's College Savings Program
IDeal - Idaho College Saving Program
iShares 529 Plan
KY Saves 529
Learning Quest
Learning Quest Advisor
Michigan Education Savings Program
MI 529 Advisor Plan
Minnesota College Savings Plan
MOST-Missouri's 529 Savings Plan
New York's 529 Advisor Guided College Savings Program
New York's 529 College Savings Program Direct Plan
Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan
Path2College 529 College Savings Plan
Pennsylvania College Savings Program 529-Investment Plan
Pennsylvania Guaranteed Savings Plan
Scholars Choice College Savings Program
Scholars Edge 529 Plan
ScholarShare 529
Schwab 529 Plan
SMART529 Select College Savings Plan
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
SSGA Upromise 529 Plan
The Education Plan
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
USAA College Savings Plan
Wealthfront's College Savings Program