The College Savings Plans of Maryland offers two smart 529 plans: The Maryland Prepaid College Trust and The Maryland College Investment Plan.

College Savings Plans of Maryland

Maryland 529 Plans

Saving for college is a smart move.

You’ve already taken an important step toward saving for your child’s future education: deciding to start saving! Now, it’s time to make another smart decision and invest with Maryland 529.

Choose one or both 529 plans. 

Maryland 529 offers two easy and smart ways to save. Plus, they are:

  • Affordable.
  • Flexible.
  • Tax-advantaged.

Please note that the availability of tax or other benefits may be conditioned on meeting certain requirements such as residency, purpose for or timing of distributions, or other factors, as applicable.


About the Plans

Prepaid College Trust

Lock in tomorrow's Tuition at today's prices.

With the Prepaid College Trust, you lock in future college Tuition at today’s prices and your account can be used at nearly any college nationwide.

But, that's not all.

  • Invest for children from newborn through 12th grade, although accounts must be open for at least three years before Tuition benefits will be paid.
  • It’s backed by a Maryland Legislative Guarantee.
  • You’ll be eligible for federal and Maryland State tax benefits.

Earnings on a distribution not used for qualified expenses may be subject to income taxes and a 10% federal penalty. State tax laws and treatment may vary. Please check with your state or a tax advisor regarding the specific tax rules for your state.

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College Investment Plan

Build the plan that’s right for you!

The College Investment Plan offers a broad range of investment options managed by T. Rowe Price, an investment leader with more than 75 years of experience. You decide how much and how often you want to invest based on your budget and goals. It’s up to you!

  • Begin with just $25 a month.
  • Invest for children or adults of any age.
  • You’ll be eligible for federal and Maryland State tax benefits, including tax deferred growth and tax free earnings when the account is used towards eligible college expenses.
  • Benefits can be used at most accredited colleges or trade/technical schools in the United States and internationally.

Earnings on a distribution not used for qualified expenses may be subject to income taxes and a 10% federal penalty. State tax laws and treatment may vary. Please check with your state or a tax advisor regarding the specific tax rules for your state.

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Start saving today!

Get all the details and download the enrollment kit now.

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