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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 2023

Payment plans available on June 30, 2023

Enrollment DatesRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments Payment Date
June 30- July 13none5July-Nov15th
July 14- Aug 420%4Aug-Nov15th
Aug 5- Sept 640%3Sept-Nov15th
Sept 7- Oct 460%2Oct & Nov15th
Oct 5- Nov 680%1November only15th

Spring 2024

Payment plans available on November 15, 2023

Enrollment Dates Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments Payment Date
Nov 15- Dec 13none5Dec-April15th
Dec 14- Jan 420%4Jan-April 15th
Jan 5- Feb 640%3Feb-April 15th
Feb 7- March 660%2March & April 15th
March 7- April 480%1April only 15th

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.