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

Payments are processed on the 5th or the 20th of the month depending on the option selected

Cost to Participate

  • $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee
  • $2 nonrefundable enrollment fee for an immediate full payment
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

Enroll Today

Follow These Steps to Enroll In A Payment Plan:

  1. Login in to your LEO account
  2. Click on the Academics Tab
  3. Click on the Self-Service Tab
  4. Hover your cursor over the Self-Service Tab
  5. Select the Payment Plan Tab
  6. Review your balance
  7. Click Proceed to Processor (You will now be linked to Nelnet’s Payment Plan)
  8. Set up security questions
  9. Follow the steps to process your payment plan

If you need assistance with the payment plan, please contact the Business Office at 828-766-1228.

Note: If the down payment is rejected your agreement will be automatically terminated and you must pay in full. All down payments are processed immediately!

A minimum balance due of $125 is required to set up a Tuition Payment Plan.

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.

Target Dates To Enroll By

Summer 2017

Full payment available March 27, 2017 through May 24, 2017

Available Dates for the payment planRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Mar 27 through April 2630% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2May & June 5th
April 27 through May 2450% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee1June 5th

Fall 2017

Full payment available July 1, 2017 through October 23, 2017

Available Dates for the payment planRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
July 1 through July 2730% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2August & September 5th
July 28 through Aug 2430% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2September & October 5th
Aug 25 through Sept 2630% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2October & November 5th

Spring 2018

Full payment available October 30, 2017 through March 13, 2018

Available Dates for the payment planRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Oct 30 through Nov 2430% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2December & January 5th
Nov 25 through Dec 2630% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2January & February 5th
Dec 27 through Jan 1030% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2January & February 20th
Jan 11 through Jan 2530% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2February & March 5th
Jan 26 through Feb 2230% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2March & April 5th

Summer 2018

Full payment available March 26, 2018 through May 22, 2018

Available Dates for the payment planRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Mar 26 through April 2630% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee2May & June 5th
April 27 through May 2250% down + $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee1June 5th