|2||NY||New York's 529 Program (direct-sold)||Ascensus||$21,637.70|
|3||NH||UNIQUE College Investing Plan||Fidelity Investments||$11,847.40|
|4||UT||Utah Educational Savings Plan||Utah Educational Savings Plan||$10,840.30|
|5||ME||NextGen College Investing Plan Select||Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith||$8,841.00|
|6||NV||The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan||Ascensus||$7,940.80|
|7||CA||ScholarShare College Savings Plan||TIAA Tuition Financing Inc.||$7,825.70|
|8||RI||CollegeBound 529 (adviser-sold)||Ascensus College Savings||$5,991.80|
|9||MA||U.Fund College Investing Plan||Fidelity Investments||$5,662.40|
|10||MD||Maryland College Investment Plan||T. Rowe Price Associates Inc.||$5,244.00|
|11||OH||BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan||BlackRock Advisors||$5,081.90|
|12||MI||Michigan Education Savings Program||TIAA Tuition Financing Inc.||$5,031.90|
|13||OH||CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan||Ohio Tuition Trust Authority||$4,929.50|
|14||AK||John Hancock Freedom 529||T. Rowe Price Associates Inc.||$4,818.20|
|15||NH||Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan||Fidelity Investments||$4,688.10|
|16||NY||New York's 529 Program (adviser-guided)||Ascensus||$4,671.80|
|17||CO||Scholars Choice College Savings Program||Legg Mason Global Asset Allocation||$4,045.70|
|18||VA||Invest529||Virginia College Savings Plan||$4,008.30|
|19||NJ||Franklin Templeton 529 Coll Savings Plan||Franklin Templeton Distributors Inc.||$3,727.60|
|20||NV||USAA College Savings Plan||Ascensus||$3,317.80|
|21||CO||CollegeInvest Direct Portfolio||Ascensus||$3,202.50|
|22||AK||University of Alaska Coll Savings Plan||T. Rowe Price Associates Inc.||$3,071.20|
|23||MO||MOST Missouri's 529 Plan||Ascensus||$2,853.00|
|24||CT||Connecticut Higher Education Trust||TIAA Tuition Financing Inc.||$2,850.10|
|25||WI||Edvest 529 Plan||TIAA Tuition Financing Inc.||$2,842.30|
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