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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

Payments are processed automatically on the 1st or the 15th of each month.

Cost to Participate

• $85 enrollment fee for annual payment plans

• $57 enrollment fee for semester payment plans

• $30 returned payment fee

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.

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 2022-2023

Payment plans available on June 1, 2022

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down payment Number of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment date
July 13none12July-June15
Aug 11none11Aug-June15
Aug 30none10Sept-June1
Sept 29none9Oct-June1
Oct 28none8Nov-June1
Nov 29none7Dec-June1
Dec 29 none6Jan-June1

Fall 2022

Payment plans available on June 1, 2022

Last day to enrollRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment date
July 13none6July-Dec15
July 28none5Aug-Dec1
Aug 30none4Sept-Dec1
Sept 29none3Oct-Dec1
Oct 28none2Nov & Dec1

Winter 2023

Payment plans available December 1, 2022

Last day to enroll Required down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment date
Dec 29none5Jan-May1
Jan 30none4Feb-May1
Feb 27none3March-May1
March 30none2April & May1