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

*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.

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

2021-2022 Annual Payment Plans

Dates to sign up onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Payments due on the 5th of each month
May 3-June 3none12June-May
June 4-July 1none11July-May
July 2-July 2710%10August-May
July 28-August 2615%9September-May
Payments due on the 15th of each month
May 3-June 11none12June-May
June 12-July 13none11July-May
July 14-August 510%10August-May
August 6-September 315%9September-May