Payment Plan

Make College Easier to Pay For with a Tuition Payment Plan.

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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!


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Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card (An additional fee may be assessed)

Cost to Participate

  • $50, $60, or $70 enrollment fee
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Log on to SWORDS. After successful SWORDS login:
    • Select the Student tab, next click Student Account, and then click Setup Payment Plan
    • Select the current Term in the drop-down box and click the Submit button. Your student account summary will display showing the current term Payment Plan amount after authorized financial aid and other payments have been subtracted from your total term charges.
    • Click on the e-Cashier logo to continue your online payment setup. eCashier Logo
  • You are then redirected to the FACTS Management Co NBS e-Cashier Automatic Payment Program for MGA where you will follow the steps to complete your online payment setup.

Payment Plan Benefits:

  • Easy online enrollment
  • Flexible payment options
  • No interest

Target Dates To Enroll By:

IMPORTANT NOTE. These target dates are set by Nelnet and are specific to the Nelnet payment plan. Be sure to review MGA's Academic Calendar for payment deadlines. Once you are enrolled in a Nelnet payment plan for the semester, your registration schedule is protected from schedule drop.


Spring 2019 Payment plan available on October 23, 2018

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment (IMMEDIATE) Number of Payments Months of Payments Enrollment Fee
Dec 1 none 4 Dec 5th - Mar 5th $50
Dec 25 25% 3 Jan 5thMar 5th $60
Jan 14 50% 2 Feb 5th - Mar 5th $70


 Summer 2019 Payment plan available on March 1, 2019

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment (IMMEDIATE) Number of Payments Months of Payments Enrollment Fee
Apr 3 none 4 Apr 5th - Jul 5th $50
Apr 25 25% 3 May 5th - Jul 5th $60
May 16 50% 2 Jun 5th - Jul 5th $70
May 29 50% 1 July 5th only $70