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Do you have questions before enrolling in the College Illinois!® 529 Prepaid Tuition Program? You’re not alone—it’s a big decision for you and your family. That’s why we’ve put together this On-Demand Info Session, answering common questions about the program. In less than 15 minutes, you’ll learn how the program works, which plan and payment options may be best for you, and why it’s more important than ever to start planning for college right now.

Pick Your Plan in 3 Simple Steps

Find the Right 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan for Your Family

Take the next step toward paying for your child’s education. Our 3-step process makes it easy to purchase a College Illinois! 529 Prepaid Tuition plan. Just select a plan, pick a payment option and you’ll be on your way to securing your child’s future.

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    option that fits your
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    plan price to prevent
    tuition inflation.

College Illinois! Advantages

Save on tuition and taxes

It’s Time To Plan Ahead

There are many advantages to College Illinois! 529 Prepaid Tuition. You can lock in the future cost of college at today’s plan rates and enjoy meaningful tax exemptions and deductions. Purchase your College Illinois! Plan today and help secure your child’s tomorrow.


Plan Benefits

Flexible Plans for Flexible Futures

Prepaying for tuition has benefits beyond freezing the cost of college. College Illinois! offers 3 prepaid tuition plans, making it easy to select a plan that works for you.

With simple plan options and flexible ways to use your benefits, College Illinois! offers a smarter way to plan for the cost of education.

Learn More About College Illinois!

We’ve listed some frequently asked questions about our Program process, how to purchase plans and what to do once you enroll in a College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Plan.

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Have more questions about how College Illinois! works?
Call 1.877.877.3724 to learn more.