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!

Enroll in a Payment Plan

A convenient and flexible way to make payments.

Enroll in a Payment Plan

Make a One-Time Payment

One-time payments are payments not associated with, or applied to, an existing payment plan account.

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

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

*Transaction fees apply with card payment 

Payments are processed on the 1st or 20th of each month

Cost to Participate

  • $40 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 2021

Payment plans available April 1, 2021

Dates to sign-up onlineNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Payments due on the 1st of each month
April 1-May 276June-November
May 28-June 295July-November
June 30-July 294August-November
July 30-August 303September-November
Payments due on the 20th of each month
April 1-June 176June-November
June 18-July 165July-November
July 17-August 184August-November
August 19-September 163September-November

Spring 2022

Payment plans available November 1, 2021

Dates to sign-up onlineNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Payments due on the 1st of each month
November 1-November 296December-May
November 30-December 305January-May
December 31-January 284February-May
January 29-February 253March-May
Payments due on the 20th of each month
November 1-December 166December-May
December 17-January 185January-May
January 19-February 174February-May
February 18-March 173March-May