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

Cost to Participate

  • $30 per semester enrollment fee (ACH & credit/debit card)
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned
  • Athens State assesses a $35 returned payment fee in addition to any Nelnet returned payment fees

Simple Steps to Enroll

Enroll Today

  • Click on the ASU Online icon
  • Enter user ID and PIN and click Login
  • Click the Student Accounts, Payments, Payment Plans, & Refunds Portal

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

Summer 2020

Payment plan available on April 1, 2019

Last Day to Enroll OnlineDown PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 8none3April-June
May 8none2May & June
May 3135%1June only

Fall 2020

Payment plan available on June 1, 2020

Last Day to Enroll OnlineDown PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
June 8none5June-Oct
July 8none4July-Oct
July 3020%3Aug-Oct
Aug 3135%2Sept & Oct

Spring 2021

Payment plan available on November 1, 2020

Last Day to Enroll OnlineDown PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Nov 6none5Nov-March
Dec 120%4Dec-March
Dec 3035%3Jan-March
Jan 3135%2Feb & March

Summer 2021

Payment plan available on April 1, 2021

Last Day to Enroll OnlineDown PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 8none3April-June
May 6none2May & June
May 3135%1June only

Note: Scheduled payments are automatically processed on the 10th of each month, 35% must have been paid by the first day of class, and payment deadlines may be found on “Important Dates” at www.athens.edu. All down payments are processed immediately!