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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

Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 14th of each month
Credit and debit cards will have a fully disclosed processing fee

Cost to Participate

  • $45 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee per returned payment

Simple 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.

  • Go to the Application Portal
  • Click on the Nelnet Option
  • Once your profile is set up, you can make a payment, enroll in a payment plan, or setup an authorized payer who can create a plan for your balance

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.

Once the student invites you, you will receive an email invitation with a link.

  • Click on the included link
  • Answer the security question
  • 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.

Important Plan Dates:

Fall 2021

Plans available beginning June 1, 2021

Monthly PaymentsEnrollment OpensLast Date to EnrollFirst Payment DateDown Payment Required
5April 15June 10June 14none
4June 11July 2July 1420%
3July 3August 5August 1440%

Spring 2022

Plans available beginning September 15, 2021

Monthly PaymentsEnrollment OpensLast Date to EnrollFirst Payment DateDown Payment Required
5September 15November 10November 14none
4November 11December 3December 1420%