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 card/debit card

Cost to Participate

  • $30 enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to www.eastcentral.edu
  • Log into eCentral located in upper right hand corner of website
  • Click Payment Plan/Student Finance Tab
  • Click Student Finance Tab at Top
  • Select Nelnet Payment Plan Tab
  • Select Proceed to Processor Tab

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 2019

Payment Arrangements for 19/FA Fees Due July 29, 2019

Fall Payment plan is available on March 11, 2019 after you enroll in classes

NON-FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
June 30thnone5July-Nov 10th
July 23rd20%4Aug-Nov 10th
Aug 8th30%3 Sept-Nov 10th
Sept 19th60%2Oct & Nov 10th

Fall 2019

FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Aug 1st none4Aug-Nov 10th
Aug 31stnone3Sept-Nov 10th
Oct 1st none2Oct & Nov 10th
Nov 1stnone1Nov 10th

Spring 2020

Payment Arrangement for 20/SP Fees Due December 9, 2019

Payment plan is available October 21, 2019

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Dec 1none 5Dec-April 10th
Dec 1620%4Jan-April 10th
Jan 10 30%3Feb-April 10th
Jan 2250%2March & April 10th
Feb 2060%1April 10th only

Spring 2020

FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Dec 31none4Jan-April 10th
Feb 1none3Feb-April 10th
March 1none2March & April 10th
April 1none1April 10th only

Summer 2020

Summer Payment Arrangement for 20/SU Fees Due May 11, 2020 after you enroll in classes

NON-FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 1none4April-July 10th
April 2420%3May-July 10th
May 1230%2June & July 10th
June 450%1July 10th only

Summer 2020

FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
June 16none1July 10th only

All Down payments are processed immediately!

Payment Plan Availability

Availability of the payment plan is determined by East Central College. Please be aware the college may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will be automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. If questions, please review your agreement balance online through eCentral account or call the East Central College Business Office at 636-584-6739.