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

(Please be aware that payments from a debit or credit card may beĀ returned unpaid due to daily limit restrictions set by your bank. If you are unsure if your card has a daily limit or what the daily limit amount may be, please contact the card issuer prior to setting up your payment plan).

Payments are processedĀ on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.

Cost to Participate

  • $30 per semester nonrefundable enrollment fee (ACH & credit/debit card)
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

Enroll Today

  • Log in to
  • Go to Students Tab
  • Click on the Finance link on the left side of the page
  • Select Pay using Nelnet

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 2021

Payment plans available on June 14, 2021.

Full payments may be made online through August 18, 2021.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
July 1none5July-Nov
Aug 3none4Aug-Nov
Aug 1825%3Sept-Nov

Spring 2022

Payment plans available on November 15, 2021.

Full payments may be made online through January 12, 2022.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Dec 2none5Dec-April
Dec 31none4Jan-April
Jan 1225%3Feb-April

NOTE: All down and full payments are processed immediately!

Payment Plan Availability

Availability of the payment plans is determined by Lyon College. Please be aware the college may elect not to have payment plans 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 agreement balance online or contact Jill Varner at 870.307.7322 to confirm the change.