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 15th of each month

Cost to Participate

  • $47 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

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.


Select Set Up a Payment Plan

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

Fall 2020 Payment Plans Available June 1, 2020

Dates to sign-up onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 1-July 13none5July 15-November 15
July 14-August 13none4August 15-November 15
August 14-September 325%3September 15-November 15

Spring 2021 Payment Plans Available October 1, 2020

Dates to sign-up onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
October 1-December 11none5December 15-April 15
December 12-January 13none4January 15-April 15
January 14-February 425%3February 15-April 15