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Michigan Education Trust

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Michigan Education Trust


Pay for Future Education at Today's Price

MET Enrollment is currently closed. Enrollment will reopen December 1, 2022.

 

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. To help families start saving earlier for their child's future education, we are will offer a discounted, age-based pricing structure. A discounted, age-based pricing structure--as opposed to charging one price across all ages--means families will realize significant savings the earlier they start saving with MET.


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MET's 35th Anniversary Giveaway has ended.

Congratulations to the 100 lucky winners of MET’s 35th Anniversary Giveaway! Check here to see the winners.  If you entered the MET 35th Anniversary $1.5 Million Giveaway, please check your messages as we are still contacting the remaining winners. 
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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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Flexibility

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

Flexibility
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Portability

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

Portability
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Tax Incentives

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

Tax Incentives
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Transferability

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

Transferability

MET Statistics

Statistics

MET Students Attending
Michigan Public Colleges and Universities

 

 

 

 

Of High School Grads with MET Have Gone on to Attend College

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

Interested in Enrolling?

MET Enrollment is currently closed. Enrollment will reopen December 1, 2022.

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Pay-As-You-Go

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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.

MORE ABOUT PAY-AS-YOU-GO

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 TreasMET@Michigan.gov or call 800-638-4543.

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MI529 

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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