Enrollment for Nevada Prepaid Tuition opens | NevadaAppeal.com

Enrollment for Nevada Prepaid Tuition opens

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The Nevada State Treasurer's Office announced that open enrollment for Nevada Prepaid Tuition is now available, and Nevadans who sign up before January 31, 2017 will be eligible to win a full year of college tuition.

"The Nevada Prepaid Tuition program has already helped so many Nevada families," said Dan Schwartz, Nevada State Treasurer. "College tuition continues to rise. Don't miss this chance to start saving for your child's future!"

Nevada Prepaid Tuition benefits may be used at any eligible school in the country – meaning in-state benefits can be used toward tuition costs at public or private colleges, universities or trade schools that are eligible to participate in federal student aid. A list of eligible schools can be found at http://www.FAFSA.ed.gov. The Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program works in conjunction with other 529 college savings plans or scholarships that cover additional college expenses, including books, fees and housing.

Enrollment forms can be completed online at http://www.NVPrepaid.gov. Payment plans start as low as $38 per month for prepaid tuition at community college and $49 per month for one-year of university tuition. Newborns through 9th graders can be enrolled, and anyone opening an account before January 31, 2017 will automatically be entered to win one year of university tuition, valued at $6,372.

Plans offered by the Nevada State Treasurer's Office include the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program, SSGA Upromise 529 Plan, the Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan, the USAA 529 College Savings Plan, the Putnam 529 for America, and Wealthfront 529 College Savings Plan. Each plan is different and they can even be used together to offer families complete savings options.

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