Easy online enrollment
Flexible payment options
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!
- Automatic bank payment (ACH)
- Credit card/debit card
*Transaction fees apply with card payment
Payments are processed on the 5th or 15th of each month
Cost to Participate
- $85 nonrefundable enrollment fee per year
- $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned
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.
2021-2022 Annual Payment Plans
|Dates to sign up online||Required down payment||Number of payments||Months of payments|
|Payments due on the 5th of each month|
|May 3-June 3||none||12||June-May|
|June 4-July 1||none||11||July-May|
|July 2-July 27||10%||10||August-May|
|July 28-August 26||15%||9||September-May|
|Payments due on the 15th of each month|
|May 3-June 11||none||12||June-May|
|June 12-July 13||none||11||July-May|
|July 14-August 5||10%||10||August-May|
|August 6-September 3||15%||9||September-May|