Find A College Savings Plan That's Right For You

Ohio's 529 Plan Has Dozens Of Options 

While choosing the right investment options for your family, Ohio's 529 makes it easy to get started. And, if your investment preferences or goals change, you can make changes twice yearly.

Starting is simple. Choose from ready-made portfolios or create your own from individual investment options, including FDIC-insured banking options. We partner with leading investment managers Vanguard, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Fifth Third Bank, and BlackRock (Advisor Plan) to bring you the best choices.

An Overview Guide To Help You Decide

See Investment Option Choices 

Let's Look At Your Direct Plan Options

Ready-Made Investment Portfolios

  • Ready-Made, Age-Based Portfolios
    • Simple to use; long-term investments
    • Choose the uniquely blended Advantage age-based portfolio which combines active and passive options, or choose from three passive, index-based portfolios from Vanguard, each tailored to suit your risk tolerance
    • Each portfolio's asset mix and allocation are pre-determined
    • Every age-based portfolio automatically reduces risk as your child gets closer to college age

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  • Ready-Made, Risk-Based Portfolios
    • Pick from among five portfolios to match your risk tolerance and goals
    • Risk-Based Portfolios do not automatically reduce risk as your child ages; you must manage risk yourself by exchanging your portfolio
    • Designed to achieve the desired level of risk and reward
    • Options from aggressive growth to conservative income

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Build Your Own Investment Portfolio

See All Direct Plan Fees And Expenses

Have A Financial Advisor?

If so, you may be interested in the CollegeAdvantage Advisor Plan offered by BlackRock. Ask your financial advisor for more information or go to

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