prePAID Calculator

The calculator is designed to help you explore Virginia529 prePAID & calculate the Pricing and Semester Options that best fit your needs.

Pricing and coverage listed are for the 2014–2015 enrollment period.

1. Get Started

Determine the prePAID first use year

Select the Beneficiary age/grade (as of 10/1/14)

2. Select Purchase Options

Number of Semesters (Start here or go to straight to Payment Options)

SELECT a number of Tier I and/or Tier II semesters:

Number of Tier I semesters: and/or Number of Tier II semesters:

Tier I pricing is based on four–year Virginia Public Institutions (8 semesters = 4 years of four–year Tuition) and Tier II pricing is based on two–year Virginia Public Institutions (4 semesters = 2 years of two-year Tuition).

Tier I and Tier II semesters may be used at any Eligible Educational Institution, public or private, in Virginia or out of state, but payouts will vary. The Conversion Ratio will determine Tier I and Tier II semester coverage between two–year and four–year Virginia Public Institutions.

Please refer to the prePAID Master Agreement (pdf) for more information on use of Benefits and definitions of capitalized terms.

Next, SELECT Payment Options OR CALCULATE now.

Payment Options

Down Payment Monthly Payments Lump Sum Payment

Down Payment: Monthly Payment: No. Months: Lump Sum Payment:

Age/grade selection determines the year prePAID benefits commence (generally, the year your Beneficiary graduates from high school). This impacts pricing and payment options.


The Virginia529 prePAID Calculator is for educational and illustrative purposes to assist in making decisions about participating in Virginia529 prePAID. This provides examples and may not be relied on to establish final pricing or benefits. During the enrollment process, you will make final selections which Virginia529 will review, approve and confirm in your Participation and Payment Plan. The calculator is not intended, and should not be construed, as a specific recommendation, tax or investment advice, or a legal opinion. Virginia529 encourages you to carefully review all enrollment materials including the prePAID Program Description and Master Agreement and, when you are ready, start the enrollment process.

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