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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

Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 1st of each month
Credit and debit cards will have a fully disclosed processed fee

Cost to Participate

  • $45 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee per returned payment

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.  **Payment plans are for Fall/Spring only**

  • Log on to TopNet
  • Click on Student Services
  • Click on Pay Tuition and Fees
  • Click on Pay Now

Once your profile is set up, you can enroll in a payment plan, make a payment, or setup an authorized payer who can create a plan for your balance.

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, here.
  • If you are new to Nelnet, click on the “Create a username & password” button to create an online account from the email you receive from your student.

Adjusting Your Balance

Students

  • Log on to TopNet
  • Click on Student Services
  • Click on Pay Tuition and Fees
  • Click on Pay Now
  • Click on Actions
  • Select Adjust Balance

Authorized Payers

  • Log in to your account, here
  • Click on Actions
  • Select Adjust Balance

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.

Important Plan Dates:

Fall 2022 Payment Plans

Plans available beginning April 15, 2022

Monthly PaymentsEnrollment OpensLast Date to EnrollFirst Payment Date
5April 15May 30June 1
4April 15June 29July 1
3April 15July 28August 1
2April 15August 30September 1

Spring 2023 Payment Plans

Plans available beginning October 15, 2022

Monthly PaymentsEnrollment OpensLast Date to EnrollFirst Payment Date
5October 15October 28November 1
4October 15November 29December 1
3October 15December 28January 1
2October 15January 30February 1