College Savings Plan Network (529 Savings Plan)

DATE: September 5, 2017

AUTHOR: Aaron Fernandes


Twice a year, the CSPN publishes a list of 529 plans with the amount of assets and the number of open accounts. It does not publish plan-level inflows or outflows, but does publish those numbers at the national level. Note that state plans are not limited to their own states’residents.

Overview link:

Data link:

Best for:

Tracking changes in total size of state 529 plans over time, comparing 529 plan volume across states, tracking national trends.

Not as good for:

Institution- or student-level comparisons or trends in 529 plans


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