JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Now is the time to put some money away for your children's college.
Open enrollment for the Florida Prepaid College Board begins today. It ends on January 31, 2013.
The program allows you to prepay higher education costs at this year's plan prices.
There are four plans to pick from, which cover tuition and most mandatory fees at Florida's 12 universities and 28 colleges:
- 2-Year Florida College Plan: prepays 60 lower- division semester hours of tuition, registration fees and local fees at a Florida College (formerly known as a community college).
- 4-Year Florida College Plan: launched in 2010 in response to the evolving Florida College landscape, this plan prepays the tuition, registration fees and local fees for 60 lower division as well as 60 upper division semester hours at a Florida College.
- 2 + 2 Florida Plan: prepays 60 lower division semester hours of tuition, registration fees and local fees at a Florida College and 60 undergraduate semester hours of tuition, registration fees, tuition differential fee and local fees at a state university in Florida.
- 4-Year Florida University Plan: prepays tuition, registration fees, the tuition differential fee and local fees for 120 semester hours at any of the 12 state universities in Florida.
Visit the Florida Prepaid College Plan website
for more information, or call 1-800-552-4723