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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 on the 5th of the month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.
You must have a minimum balance of $100 to budget through the automatic payment plan.

Cost to Participate

  • Payments are processed on the 5th of the month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.
  • You must have a minimum balance of $100 to budget through the automatic payment plan.
  • $30 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement
  • $40 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement starting Fall 2024
  • Up to $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to prairiestate.edu
  • Log in to the Pioneer Portal using your PSC username and Password
  • Click the “Financial Information” icon
  • Use the drop-down to select “Student Finance”
  • Select Nelnet Enterprise
  • Click on “Proceed to Processor” to be redirected to the Nelnet Payment Plan page.

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

Spring 2024

Payment plan available on October 20th.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsDate of Payment
Nov 15none5Dec-April5th
Nov 2910%4Jan-April5th
Dec 2015%4Jan-April5th
Jan 1725%3Feb-April5th
Feb 1435%2March & April5th
March 1350%1April only5th

Summer 2024

Payment plan available on March 8th.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsDate of Payment
April 3none3May-July5th
May 125%2June & July5th
June 550%1July only5th
June 2650%1July only15th

Fall 2024

Payment plan available on April 12th.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsDate of Payments
May 15none5July-Nov5th
June 1210%4Aug-Nov5th
July 1015%4Aug-Nov5th
Aug 1425%3Sept-Nov5th
Sept 1135%2Oct & Nov5th
Oct 1150%1November only5th

Past Due payment plans available- $30 enrollment fee, 15% down payment and 5 monthly payments

NOTE: All down and full payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately!