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

Choose your payment

  • Automatic bank payments (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card

An additional fee may be assessed for using a debit/credit card

Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 10th of the month

Cost to participate

  • $65 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee, if a payment returns

Steps to enroll

  • Go to nec.edu/mynecportal
  • Click Enter Secure Area and log in
  • Click Student Services & Financial Aid
  • Click Online Account
  • Click Set Up 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.

 

Note: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately! If the down payment and/or enrollment fee payment fails the plan will be terminated.

Target Dates To Enroll By

Undergraduate Plans

Spring 2021: Payment plans available starting November 20, 2020

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
December 8none5December-April
January 7none4January-April
February 1none3February-April

Summer 2021: Payment plans available starting April 1, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
May 6none3May-July

Graduates

Winter 2021: Payment plans available starting December 1, 2020

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
December 3025%3January-March
January 450%2February & March

Spring 2021: Payment plans available starting March 2, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
April 125%3April-June
April 550%2May & June

Summer 2021: Payment plans available starting June 1, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 3025%3July-Sept
July 250%2August & Sept

Executive and Creative Placemaking Program

Spring 1 2021: Payment plans available starting December 1, 2020

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
December 3025%3January-March
January 850%2February & March

Spring 2 2021: Payment plans available starting February 2, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
March 125%3March-May
March 550%2April & May

Summer 1 2021: Payment plans available starting April 1, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
April 2925%3May-July
May 750%2June & July

Summer 2 2021: Payment plans available starting June 1, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 3025%3July-Sept
July 250%2August & Sept