How much do you need to save for college? This personalized College Cost Calculator will tell you just that. Enter your child’s age and you can look up information on a specific college or university, and look at costs with and without room and board. A recent survey by Sallie Mae found that parents expect to pay about 40% of their children’s college costs. One popular approach to saving is to focus on saving for just one category like tuition and fees.
The Florida Prepaid College Board does not provide tax or investment advice regarding its Florida Prepaid College Plans or Florida 529 Savings Plan. Florida Prepaid College Plans are financially guaranteed by the State of Florida, Section 1009.98(7), Florida Statutes. Florida Prepaid College Plans may not cover certain fees imposed by state universities or colleges. Please read the Master Contract carefully. The Florida 529 Savings Plan is not guaranteed and is subject to market conditions. Carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing in the Florida 529 Savings Plan. As with any investment, it is possible to lose money by investing in this plan. Please read the Program Description and Participation Agreement carefully.