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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 with service fee of 2.85%

Payments are automatically processed on the 20th of each month

Cost to Participate

  • $48 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

Before proceeding, please read the following. 

Students:  If someone is paying on your behalf, you MUST first set them up as an Authorized Payer.

Authorized Payers:  If you are paying on behalf of the student, the student must set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.

  • If you have used Nelnet before, simply Sign In to manage your account.
  • If you are new to Nelnet, click on the “Create a username & password” button to create an online account.

Enroll Today

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

Watch this short how-to video.

*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 2022

Payment plans available June 1, 2022

Dates to sign-up onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 1-June 16none6June 20-Nov 20
June 17-July 18none5July 20-Nov 20
July 19-Aug 125%4Aug 20-Nov 20
Aug 2-Sept 940%3Sept 20-Nov 20

Spring 2023

Payment plans available November 1, 2022

Dates to sign-up onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Nov 1-Dec 15none5Dec 20-April 20
Dec 16-Jan 18none4Jan 20-April 20
Jan 19-Feb 925%3Feb 20-April 20