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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!

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Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card (An additional service fee will be assessed.)

Cost to Participate

  • $50, $60, or $70 enrollment fee per semester based on when you sign up
  • $30 returned payment fee, should a payment be returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to
  • Click on "Current Students and Faculty" and login to your account
  • Click on "Student Account Center"
  • Click on "Nelnet Payment Plan Enrollment"

*Video Tutorial – How to Set Up Your NBS Payment Plan

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

Maximum Budget Amount

The maximum amount a student may budget is $5,500, any amount over this will be added to the 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. If your balance exceeds $5500 your payment plan may not be increased automatically and you may be required to pay the school directly.  You should review your agreement balance online through

Target Dates to Enroll By:

Payments are processed on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.

Fall 2017

Payment plan available on May 1, 2017.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down Payment (Immediate)Number of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee (Immediate)
June 30 none 4 July - Oct $50
July 27 25% 3 Aug - Oct $60
Aug 20 50% 2 Sept & Oct $70