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 payment from checking or saving (ACH)
  • Automatic payment from credit or debit card (Cards will have a fully disclosed processed fee of 2.75%)
  • Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 5th or 20th of the month

Cost to Participate

  • $52 nonrefundable 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.

Enroll Today

  • Click Sign-In or Create an 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

Fall 2021

Payment plan available on June 1, 2021

Enrollment datesRequired down paymentNumber of paymentMonths of payments
June 1-July 2none5July 5-Nov 5
June 1-July 16none5July 20-Nov 20
June 1-Aug 3none4Aug 5-Nov 5
June 1-Aug 18none4Aug 20-Nov 20

Spring 2022

Payment plan available on August 21, 2021

Enrollment datesRequired down paymentNumber of paymentMonths of payments
Aug 21-Dec 2none5Dec 5-April 5
Aug 21-Dec 17none5Dec 20-April 20
Aug 21-Dec 31none4Jan 5-April 5
Aug 21-Jan 15none4Jan 20-April 20