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There’s a way for everyone to save for college with Washington's 529 plans

Explore both options to find the right plan for you.

GET 529 Prepaid Tuition Program

Prepay future college tuition today to ensure peace of mind as your student grows.

  • Created for Washington state residents.
  • Enroll November 1 to May 31 annually.
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  • Start with as little as one unit.
  • No enrollment fee when enrolling online.
  • Pay a set price today with the guarantee that 100 units will equal one year of in-state tuition and state-mandated fees when you use them.
  • State guarantee that protects from long-term in-state tuition inflation and stock market risk.
  • Buy up to 600 units (enough for six years of in-state tuition and state-mandated fees)
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DreamAhead 529 College Investment Plan

Choose from multiple investment options to add flexibility to your savings.

  • Open to anyone in the U.S.
  • Enroll year-round.
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  • Start with as little as $25.
  • No enrollment fee.
  • Choose from portfolios made up of stock, bond and/or cash preservation funds and build a savings strategy that fits your needs.
  • Wide range of flexible investment choices based on your student's age and your risk tolerance.
  • Contribute up to $500,000 (maximum total account balance between DreamAhead and GET).
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Benefits of both plans

As 529 college savings plans, GET and DreamAhead offer federal tax benefits and flexibility with how you use your savings.

  • Enjoy tax-free growth and withdrawals when you use your savings for qualified higher education expenses.
  • Use your savings at nearly any college, university, or technical school in the U.S. and select schools in other countries.
  • Pay for a variety of qualified higher education expenses, including tuition and fees, room and board, computers, books, and supplies.
  • Get support from knowledgeable and dedicated U.S. customer service teams.