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

Choose your payment method

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card

*Transaction fees apply with use of a credit or debit card

Scheduled payments will be drafted on the 1st of the month

Cost to participate

  • $50 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple steps to enroll

  • Go to
  • Sign in
  • Under the Finances tab, click “Pay Tuition (Nelnet)”
  • This will bring you to Nelnet where you can sign up for a plan or make a payment

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.

Authorized payers can log in here.

Note: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately! If the down payment and/or enrollment fee payment fails the plan will be terminated.

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 2021

Payment plans available July 1, 2021

Last day to enroll byDown payment requiredNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsLast day to enroll for International Plans
July 2220%4August-NovemberJuly 8
August 2240%3September-NovemberAugust 10
September 2160%2October & NovemberSeptember 9

Spring 2022

Payment plans available November 1, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsLast day to enroll for International Plans
November 29none5December-AprilNovember 10
January 2120%3February-AprilJanuary 10
February 1740%2March & AprilFebruary 7