Payment Plan Benefits

Easy online enrollment

Flexible payment options

No interest

Make College Easier to Pay For with a Tuition Payment Plan.

Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There’s no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it’s easy to enroll!

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card

Payments are processed automatically on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full. If a credit/debit card is used, a service fee of 2.75% in addition to the enrollment fee will be assessed.

Cost to Participate

  • $30, $35 or $40 nonrefundable enrollment fee depending on the number of payments
  • $30 returned payment fee if payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to
  • Click Paying for College
  • Click Payment Options
  • Scroll to option #3
  • Click on Nelnet Logo – OR click on Enroll today button

Before you click the Submit button, please read carefully through the Final Review and the Terms and Conditions. An immediate e-mail will be sent (if an e-mail address was provided for the person responsible for payment) confirming enrollment in the payment plan.


Need some help setting up a payment plan?

*Note: This video tutorial is for demonstration purposes only. Your educational institution may offer options other than those shown in the video.

Target Dates to Enroll By:

Fall 2018

Payment Plan available on June 1, 2018

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Number of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment fee
June 30none4July - Oct$30
July 2625%3Aug - Oct$35
Aug 2450%2Sept & Oct$40

Spring 2019

Payment Plan available on November 19, 2018

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment fee
Dec 3none4Dec - March$30
Dec 2625%3Jan - March$35
Jan 1050%2Feb & March$40

NOTE: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately!

Maximum Amount to Budget

The maximum amount a student can budget is $4500.00, any amount over this will be added to your down payment.

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. You can review your agreement balance online through