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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 helps millions of people save for what matters—retirement, education, and healthcare. Through co-branded, private-labeled, and other governmental partnerships, our technology, market insights, and business knowledge enhance the growth and success of our partners, their clients, and savers. Ascensus is the largest independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States. For more information, visit

Get the latest trends and insights based on our proprietary data from more than 113,700 retirement plans, 6.0 million 529 accounts, 426,000 health savings accounts, and 23 ABLE plans.* Inside America’s Savings Plans highlights average savings levels across these tax-advantaged accounts and showcases plan features that drive participation and growth.

*As of December 31, 2021.

Ascensus-administered 529 plans

Achieve Montana
Arkansas 529 GIFT 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
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
ScholarShare 529
Schwab 529 Plan
SMART529 Select College Savings Plan
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
SSGA Upromise 529 Plan
The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
USAA College Savings Plan
Wealthfront's College Savings Program