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

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.


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 2020 Payment Plans Available May 1

Payment plan opensLast day to enrollNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
May 1June 186June 20-November 20
May 1June 296July 1-December 1
July 1August 184August 20-November 20
July 1August 284September 1-December 1
September 1October 162October 20-November 20
September 1October 292November 1-December 1

Spring 2021 Payments Plans Available October 1

Payment plan opensLast day to enrollNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
October 1December 176December 20-May 20
October 1December 306January 1-June 1
January 1February 184February 20-May 20
January 1February 254March 1-June 1
March 1April 162April 20-May 20
March 1April 292May 1-June 1