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 (An additional fee may be assessed)

Cost to Participate

  • $50, $60, or $70 enrollment fee per semester, depending on the number of payments
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to www.mga.edu
  • Log on to SWORDS
  • Select the Student tab, next click Student Account, and then click Nelnet 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

Summer 2019

Payment plan available on March 1, 2019

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down Payment (IMMEDIATE)Number of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
April 3none4April-July$50
Apr 2525%3May-July$60
May 1650%2June & July$70
May 2950%1July only$70

Fall 2019

Payment plan available on March 26, 2019

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down Payment (IMMEDIATE)Number of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
July 2none4July-Oct$50
July 2425%3Aug-Oct$60
Aug 1950%2Sept & Oct$70

Payments are processed on the 5th of each month

NOTE: All down and full payments are  processed immediately!

Maximum Amount to Budget

The maximum amount you may budget is $5500, 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 should review your agreement balance online.