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Tuition Plan Consortium News and Events

Notre Dame Official Elected Chair of Private College 529 Plan 

St. Louis, September 1, 2015 – The Tuition Plan Consortium, a group of 280 U.S. private colleges and universities that own and operate Private College 529 Plan, today announced the election of John A. Sejdinaj to chairman of its Board of Directors. Sejdinaj has served as a board member for The Plan since June 2013. He is vice president of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. Read More

 

University of St. Thomas Joins Private College 529 Plan

St. Paul, Minnesota,June 26, 2015 -- The University of St. Thomas has become the 279th school to join Private College 529 Plan as a means to help families save for a private college education.

It is the eighth Minnesota institution to join the nationwide prepaid tuition plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use. Families purchase tuition certificates that guarantee the student’s tuition at current rates at any of the Plan’s member schools for up to 30 years – no matter how much tuition rises or what happens in the financial markets. Thirty-seven of the Plan’s members are Catholic colleges or universities. Read More

Teens & Parents Express Limited Concern About College Debt, National Surveys Show

St. Louis (May 27, 2015) – Fewer than one in four teens say “taking on too much debt” is their top worry about paying for college, according to the findings released today from the third annual “Teen College Savings Barometer,” released by Private College 529 PlanSM , a prepaid tuition plan sponsored by more than 275 leading private colleges and universities. Read More

All 14 Associated Colleges of the Midwest Now Part of Private College 529

ST. LOUIS & CHICAGO, January 13, 2015 – Private College 529 PlanSM, a prepaid tuition plan owned and operated by more than 275 leading private colleges and universities, and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), a consortium of academically excellent, independent liberal arts colleges located in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Colorado, jointly announced today that the entire ACM consortium has officially joined the PC529 plan. Read More

Cornell College Joins Private College 529 Plan

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA, November 18, 2014 – Cornell College today announced that it is now offering students a way to hedge against the rising cost of college tuition by joining Private College 529 PlanSM, a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use. Read More

Roger Williams First Rhode Island School in Private College 529 Plan

BRISTOL, R.I., October 7, 2014 – In a move that furthers the University’s commitment to addressing college affordability for students and families – a key focus via its Affordable Excellence initiative – Roger Williams University has joined the Private College 529 Plan (PC529), a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use. Read More

Beloit College to Provide Tomorrow's Tuition at Today's Prices

Beloit, WI, September 10, 2014 –  Beloit College today announced that it is now offering students a way to beat the rising cost of college tuition by joining Private College 529 PlanSM, a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use. Read More