Tomorrow's Tuition at Today's Prices. That's Thinking Ahead.

With the Maryland Prepaid College Trust, you lock in future college tuition at today’s prices, and your account may be used at nearly any college nationwide.  You are also eligible for generous federal and Maryland State tax benefits and, the Prepaid College Trust is backed by a Maryland Legislative Guarantee.


Maryland Prepaid College Trust (MPCT) 

  • Locks in tomorrow’s tuition at today’s prices
  • May be used at nearly any college nationwide
  • Starts with as little as a one semester plan
  • Backed by a Maryland Legislative Guarantee
  • Flexible tuition plans and affordable payment options


How much has Tuition increased in the past?


Tuition increases from 2003-2013 at four of the larger Maryland public colleges are:


University of Maryland College Park        


University of Maryland Baltimore County 36%
Towson University          34%
Salisbury University        46%






More than one-half of students who are currently attending college and using their Prepaid College Trust Accounts are attending private or out-of-state colleges. Tuition increases from 2003-2013 at four of the private and out-of-state colleges that are among the most popular for our students are:

James Madison University* 78%
Stevenson University     98%
Penn State University* 53%
University of Delaware*    94%





*Non-resident Tuition increases