Payment Plan Options
This overview will provide you with general information about payment plans available to help you in reaching your educational goals. Completion of a Promissory Note is required for all options. A Promissory Note must accompany all mailed registrations. Please read and complete the Promissory Note and include it with your registration. Walk-in registrants may complete the Promissory Note at the time of registration. NLU payment plans are calculated on a term basis.
OPTION 1: TERM BY TERM TUITION PAYMENT PLAN
Payment of a term's tuition/fees/room and board and other charges is made by the first day of the term.
OPTION 2: DEFERRED TUITION PAYMENT PLAN
There is a $35 per term fee associated with this plan. Tuition/fees/room and board and other charges incurred for the term will be divided into three equal installments requiring a payment of one-third plus $35 less deposit by the first day of the term, one-third on the 30th day following the first class, and the final one-third on the 60th day following the first class.
OPTION 3: FINANCIAL AID
Financial aid in the form of need and non-need based programs are available to eligible students. Late applicants may be required to remit monthly payments while the financial aid is processed. Financial aid applications must be completed at the time of registration. Any amount not covered by awarded/estimated aid must be paid at the time of registration. Please contact the Student Finance Office for eligibility information
OPTION 4: DIRECT BILLING TO EMPLOYER
Under this plan, the employer pays the University directly for all or a portion of the tuition and fees. Payment from the employer or information regarding where to bill for the classes must accompany the registration. In addition, any amount not covered by the employer is due by the first day of class.
OPTION 5: TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
Under this plan, a student who has a tuition reimbursement plan at work may defer up to 75% of the cost of a term. 25% of a term’s tuition is due by the first day of class. In addition, a copy of the employer’s reimbursement policy as well as the student’s eligibility for the plan must accompany the Promissory Note. There is a $35 handling fee per term in order to participate in this plan.
OPTION 6: VETERAN BENEFITS
If you are a Veteran or entitled to Veterans benefits, you should choose this option and contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 888.442.4551 or www.gibill.va.gov for further assistance.
OPTION 7: NLU PARTNERSHIP DISCOUNTS/SCHOLARSHIPS
Under this option, you are enrolling through a qualified partnership program. The remaining balance outstanding may be paid by choosing either Option 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6.
Note: For the Terms and Conditions of these plans, please refer to the Payment Plan and Promissory Note (pdf format).