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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 with service fee of 2.85%

Payments are processed on the 15th of each month


*Transaction fees apply


Costs to Participate

  • $50 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Log into MYNEST
  • Click on “My Aid & Student Account”
  • Click on “Payment and Billing”
  • Click on “Proceed to Processor”
  • Select “Set up a Payment Plan”

Steps to Adjust Balances

  • Log in to Nelnet Account
  • Next to the Payment Plan Agreement click “Actions”
  • Click “Adjust Balance”
  • Proceed to apply adjustment

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.

Authorized Payer Login

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 2023

Payment plans available April 15, 2023

Last day to enroll onlineNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
May 116May 15-October 15
June 135June 15-October 15
July 134July 15-October 15
Aug 113August 15-October 15

Spring 2024

Payment plans available October 18, 2023

Last day to enroll onlineNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Nov 136November 15-April 15
Dec 135December 15-April 15
Jan 114January 15-April 15
Feb 133February 15-April 15