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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!

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card with service fee of 2.85%

Cost to Participate

  • Nonrefundable enrollment fee of $52 per agreement
    (1-6 payments)
  • Nonrefundable enrollment fee of $70 per agreement
    (7-12 payments)
  • Up to $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

To Enroll

  • Click ‘Enroll Today’ in the top-right corner
  • If you have an existing account sign in, OR if you are a new user create a new account
  • Fill in information and select a payment plan

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

Annual Plan 2021-2022

Payments are processed on the 1st, 15th, or last day of the month.

Number of PaymentsLast Day to EnrollMonths of Payments

Fall 2021

Payments are processed for the 5 payment plan on the last day of the month.

All other payments processed on the 1st or 15th.

Number of PaymentsLast Day to EnrollMonths of Payments
5July 29July 31-November 30
4July 29August 1-November 1
4August 12August 15-November 15
3August 15September 1-November 1
3August 15September 15-November 15

Spring 2022

Payments are processed on the 1st or 15th.

Number of paymentsLast day to enrollMonths of payments
5October 28November 1-March 1
5November 10November 15-March 15
4November 29December 1-March 1
4December 11December 15-March 15
4December 30January 1-April 1
4January 13January 15-April 15
4January 27Last Day of Each Month for January-April