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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!

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 payment from checking or savings account (ACH)
  • Automatic payment from credit card/debit card (An additional service fee of 2.85%)

Payments are processed on the 1st of the month.

Cost to Participate

  • $40 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement
  • $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.


  • Log on to with your Dean credentials
  • Click  “Online Billing and Payments” under Essential Links
  • Click “Set up a Payment Plan”

Adding Authorized Payer

  • Once in Nelnet, click My Profile
  • Under the box that says Manage Payers, Click Add
  • Fill in all required fields and click Save
  • An email invite will be sent to your Authorized Party

Authorized Payers:

Authorized payers can sign in here after they have set up their account.

  • If you have used Nelnet before, simply sign in to manager your account.
  • If you are new to Nelnet, click on the link in your email invite from the student.

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 2024

Plans open for enrollment starting May 20, 2024

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 2016.67%5July-November
July 1920%4August-November
August 1625%3September-November
September 1133.33%2October & November

Spring 2025

Plans open for enrollment starting September 30, 2024

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
December 2016.67%5January-May
January 1720%4February-May
February 1425%3March-May
March 2133.33%2April & May

Note: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately! If your enrollment fee payment and down payment fail, your payment plan will be terminated.