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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 (must be established with a domestic/American account and/or credit card)

  • 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  Nelnet Payment Plan
  • 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.

  • Nelnet payments are processed on the 5th of each month
  • The maximum amount you may budget is $4,500, any amount over this will be added to your down payment


 Spring 2021 Payment plan available on October 30, 2020

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment (IMMEDIATE) Number of Payments Months of Payments Enrollment Fee

Dec 3

none 4 Dec 5th-Mar 5th $50
Dec 23 25% 3 Jan 5th-Mar 5th $60
Jan 19 50% 2 Feb 5th-Mar 5th $70

 Summer 2021 Payment plan available on March 1, 2021

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment (IMMEDIATE) Number of Payments Months of Payments Enrollment Fee
April 1 none 4 Apr 5th-Jul 5th $50
April 26 25% 3 May 5th-Jul 5th $60
May 12 50% 2 Jun 5th&Jul 5th $70
May 25 50% 1 July only $70