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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 card/debit card (An additional fee may be assessed)

Cost to Participate

  • $50, $60, or $70 enrollment fee depending on number of payments
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to www.mga.edu
  • Log on to SWORDS
  • Select the Student tab
  • Click Student Account
  • Click Nelnet Payment Plan

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

Payment plan available on May 24, 2021

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
June 29none4July-Oct$50
July 2725%3Aug-Oct$60
Aug 1650%2Sept & Oct$70

Spring 2022

Payment plan available on October 30, 2021

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
Dec 2none4Dec-March$50
Dec 2325%3Jan-March$60
Jan 1950%2Feb & March$70

Summer 2022

Payment plan available on March 1, 2022

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down Payment (IMMEDIATE)Number of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
April 1none4April-July$50
April 2625%3May-July$60
May 1150%2June & July$70
May 2450%1July only$70

Payments are processed on the 5th of each month

NOTE: All down and full payments are processed immediately!

Maximum Amount to Budget

The maximum amount you may budget is $4500, any amount over this will be added to your down payment.

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is receivedĀ or a class is droppedĀ or added. You should review your agreement balance online.