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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 2.35%

*Transaction fees apply with card payments

Payments are automatically processed on the 15th or last day of the month

Cost to Participate

  • $70 nonrefundable enrollment fee for Annual plans
  • $47 nonrefundable enrollment fee for Fall or Spring only plans
  • Up to $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Click “Enroll Today”
  • Log in or Create an Account
  • Proceed to Enroll

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

Annual 2024-2025

Payment plans available June 1, 2024

Last day to enrollDown payment requiredNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
July 11none10Aug 15-May15
Aug 13none9Aug 15-April 15
Aug 29none9Aug 31-April 30
Sept 510%8Sept 15-April 15

Fall 2024

Payment plans available June 1, 2024

Last day to enrollDown payment requiredNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
July 11none5July 15-Nov 15
Aug 13none4Aug 15-Nov 15
Sept 525%3Sept 15-Nov 15

Spring 2025

Payment plans available November 1, 2024

Last day to enrollDown payment requiredNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Dec 12none5Dec 15-April 15
Jan 13none4Jan 15-April 15
Feb 625%3Feb 15-April 15

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.