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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 payment from checking or savings account (ACH)
  • Automatic payment from credit or debit card (Mastercard, AMEX and Visa accepted)

If you choose to use a credit or debit card, a fully disclosed processing fee will apply.

Payments will be processed automatically on the 15th or 20th of each month depending on your payment plan.  Payments will continue until the balance is paid in full.

NOTE: Enrollment fee is processed immediately!

Cost to Participate

  • $50 nonrefundable enrollment fee for semester plan
  • $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.

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Adding an Authorized Payer

  • Students will first need to log in using the Simple Steps to Enroll
  • From the Nelnet Welcome page student will click on “Want to designate another payer?”
  • The Authorized Party(s) will receive an email to log in and can choose to set up a payment plan or make a one time payment

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.

2021-2022 Payment Plans

Payment plan available on June 15, 2021

Payments are processed automatically on the 15th of the month

*Based on budgets set for Term 1 and Term 2

Plan NameLast day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Fall 2021 5 Month PlanJuly 13 none5July-Nov
 Aug 520%4Aug-Nov
 Sept 3 40%3Sept-Nov
 Sept 1560%2Oct & Nov
Spring 2022 5 Month PlanDec 11none5Dec-April
 Jan 520%4Jan-April
 Jan 2540%3Feb-April

Online Graduate Programs 2021-2022

Payment plan available on June 15, 2021

Payments are processed automatically on the 20th of the month

Plan NameLast day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymensMonths of paymnts
Summer I and Summer II 2022April 16none4April-July
 May 1125%3May-July
 May 2050%2June & July
Summer I 2022April 16none 3April-June
 May 1133%2May & June
 May 2066%1June only
Summer II 2022June 17none 3June-Aug
 July 933%2July & Aug
 July 1566%1August only