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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 payment from checking or savings account (ACH)
• Automatic payment from credit or debit card
• Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 15th of the month

Cost to Participate

• $45 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement
• $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

• Click ‘Enroll Today’ and log in to your student account
• Click on Student – Student Account
• Click on Nelnet Enterprise Portal

Students & Authorized Payers

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

Fall 2024

Payment plans available on June 15, 2024

Enrollment Dates Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments Payment Date
June 15-July 11none6July-Dec15th
July 12-August 610%5Aug-Dec15th
Aug 7-Sept 520%4Sept-Dec15th
Sept 6- Oct 340%3Oct-Dec 15th
Oct 4- Nov 560%2Nov & Dec15th
Nov 6- Dec 580%1December only 15th

Spring 2025

Payment plans available on December 6, 2024

Enrollment Dates Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments Payment Date
Dec 6-Dec 12none6Dec-May15th
Dec 13- Jan 610%5Jan-May15th
Jan 7-Feb 620%4Feb-May15th
Feb 7- March 640%3March-May15th
March 7-April 460%2April & May15th
April 5-May 680%1May only15th

NOTE: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately. Changes to your registration or adjustments to your financial aid could have an impact on your Nelnet agreement. You should review your payment agreement to verify if adjustments have been to your Nelnet balance. Access your Nelnet agreement from Student Self Service Banner using the steps to enroll shown above. Your balance will automatically be adjusted with all charges and credits made to your student account. Your payment plan includes financial aid, tuition, residence, board, etc.