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Michigan Education Trust

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Michigan Education Trust

Start saving for their future today!

It may be hot outside, but we are thinking of the holiday season here at MET. We are celebrating by waiving the $25 online enrollment fee for the month of July! Use coupon code SUMMERXMAS now through July 31, 2024 during your online enrollment to waive the fee. No need to wait until December to give the gift of education!

You've been thinking about it, and now is the time to do it. The Michigan Education Trust (MET) is here to help make saving for college easier. Avoid rising tuition rates and save on college tuition by buying college credits at today's price with a MET 529 prepaid tuition savings program. Current prices are valid through January 31, 2025. 


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Announcing-- New Customer Access Portal

Our online Customer Access Portal has gotten a facelift. You will notice a fresh new look and new features when you log in to your account. 

If you have bookmarked our Customer Access Portal, you will need to update your bookmark with the new site address.

Learn more about the transition
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MET is a 529 prepaid tuition savings program which allows you to pay for future higher education at today's price. MET is flexible, transferable and even refundable. MET is specific to tuition, it does not pay for room and board or books. Depending on the beneficiary's choices, MET provides:

  • Prepaid tuition and mandatory fees at any Michigan public university and community college upon admission.
  • Funds from a terminated METs can be directed to a Michigan independent (private), out-of-state college or trade school. 
  • Refunds can be made if a beneficiary decides not to attend college.

Features and Benefits

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Students have 15 academic years from their expected high school graduation year to use their MET.

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MET goes where you go. Students may direct MET funds to Michigan private colleges, out-of-state schools or even trade schools.

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Tax Incentives

Payments made are deductible on a purchaser's Michigan income tax form in the year they are made.

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Your MET can be transferred to immediate family members, including siblings and cousins.

MET Statistics


MET Students Attending
Michigan Public Colleges and Universities





MET Contracts Have Been Purchased

MET Students Attending
Private or Out-of-State Colleges This Year

Interested in Enrolling?

Here you will find the full MET contract which provides complete details regarding the program, payment options, pricing calculator and more.



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Pay-As-You-Go is MET's most flexible payment option. Buy one credit to start your MET, after that you can add to it any time you like! Invite family and friends to contribute too. Click below to learn more about this option.


Upcoming Events 

MET staff are available for presentations or to setup a display at your event. If you are interested in scheduling a MET presentation or display, please call the MET office at 800-638-4543, or in the greater Lansing area at 517-241-4884.
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Want to learn more about MET? Click the button below to fill out the form. We will send you communications including MET news and events.

Want to meet with a MET staff member? Schedule a virtual one-on-one appointment today.

If you have an existing MET contract and have questions email us at or call 800-638-4543.

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In addition to MET, Michigan offers several other 529 college savings programs to help you in save for future education expenses.
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