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

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to www.eastcentral.edu
  • Log in to eCentral located in upper right hand corner of website
  • Click Payment Plan/Student Finance Tab
  • Click Student Finance Tab at Top
  • Select Nelnet Payment Plan Tab
  • Select Proceed to Processor Tab

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

*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

FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Aug 1stnone4Aug-Nov 10th
Aug 31stnone3Sept-Nov 10th
Oct 1stnone2Oct & Nov 10th
Nov 1stnone 1November 10th only

Spring 2022

Payment Arrangements for 22/SP Fees Due December 13, 2021

Payment plan is available October 25, 2021

Day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Dec 1st none5Dec-April 10th
Dec 16th20%4Jan-April 10th
Jan 10th30%3Feb-April 10th
Jan 22nd50%2March & April 10th
Feb 20th 60%1April 10th

Spring 2022

FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Dec 31st none4Jan-April 10th
Feb 1st none3Feb-April 1st
March 1stnone2March & April 1st
March 31st none1April 10th only

Summer 2022

Payment Arrangements for 22/SU Fees Due May 16, 2022

Payment plan is available October 25, 2021

NON-FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

 

Day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
March 31st none 4April-July 10th
April 24th 20%3May-July 10th
May 12th30%2June & July 10th
June 4th50%1July 10th only

Summer 2022

FINANCIAL AID STUDENTS
Payments are withdrawn on the 10th of each month

Day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 16thnone1July 10th only

All down payments are processed immediately!

Payment Plan Availability

Availability of the payment plan is determined by East Central College. Please be aware the college may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. You should review your Nelnet
agreement balance online, or call the office of Financial Services at 636-584-6739.