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.


Summer 2017 Payment plan available on March 20, 2017

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment (IMMEDIATE) Number of Payments Months of Payments Enrollment Fee
April 3 none 4 Apr 5th - July 5th $50
April 26 25% 3 May 5th - July 5th $60
May 24 50% 2 June 5th - July 5th $70
June 1 50% 1 July 5th only $70

Fall 2017 Payment plan available on March 27, 2017
Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment (IMMEDIATE) Number of Payments Months of Payments Enrollment Fee
June 30 none 4 July 5th - October 5th $50
July 26 25% 3 August 5th - October 5th $60
August 17 50% 2 September 5th - October 5th $70