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Payment Options

Single Payment Options

eCheck

Tuition can be paid directly from a personal checking account drawn on a US bank.

An eCheck will appear on your monthly statement as PENN STATE UNIV PAYMENT.

There is no fee to pay by eCheck.

Credit Card

Tuition can be paid online by credit card. We cannot accept credit cards via mail, phone, or in person.

Penn State Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

There is a 1.5% Convenience Fee for each payment made by credit card.

Check, Cash, Money Order

Tuition can be paid by mail or in person at any Penn State location.

Print a remittance stub from LionPATH and mail it with your check or money order (payable to Penn State) to the Office of the Bursar, 103 Shields Building, University Park, PA 16802.

Please include your PSU ID on your check or money order. Do NOT mail cash.

International Wire Transfers

Penn State has partnered with Flywire to offer a streamlined and cost-effective payment method to send international payments. As Penn State's preferred international payment method, Flywire can save you a siginificant amount of money compared to traditional banks by offering excellent foreign exchange rates - allowing you to pay in your home currency (in most cases). Flywire can help any student, anytime by eliminating hidden bank fees - so every student saves regardless of the currency you pay in!

Pay your tuition in a few easy steps: https://www.flywire/pay/psu

The benefits of paying through Flywire

  • Eliminate hidden bank fees - ensure Penn State receives the correct amount.
  • Save on exchange rates - in most cases you can make a payment in your home currency.
  • Peace of mind - payment tracking and 24x7 multilingual customer support.

Additional Information

  • Any additional funds received by Penn State in excess of $5,000 beyond the current tuition and fees will be saved in your student account for next semester. No refund of more than $5,000 will be made.
  • Questions concerning Flywire: 1-800-346-9252, 1-617-207-7076, or send an email to: support@flywire.com

Payment Plan

Installment Payment Plan

Enroll in Penn State's Installment Payment plan and pay your tuition bill in installments over three months.

Number of Payments

Three per semester

Payment Due Dates

Fall Semester: August, September, October

Spring Semester: December, January, February

Additional Fees

$45 non-refundable

Covers all administrative costs.

Restrictions

None - Any student can enroll in the Installment Payment Plan

The first 1/3 payment is calculated on the balance due after all student aid has been reflected on the semester bill. No form of student aid (including Outside Scholarships) can be used to satisfy the required installment payment.

Enrollment

When you receive your tuition bill

Enrolling in the Installment Payment Plan is easy. Once the first bill for a semester is available students and authorized payers can enroll in the Installment Payment Plan and make the initial payment. In order to sign up for the Installment Payment Plan, students/authorized payers must pay using an eCheck or a Credit Card and agree to sign up for auto-deduction for the remaining installments.

Installment Payment Plan

Enroll in Penn State's Installment Payment plan and pay your tuition bill in installments over three months.

You must also include the $45 deferment fee and payment for any unpaid prior balance with this initial payment.

Notifications

Yes

Once signed up, you will receive notification of your subsequent installments in advance of their due dates.

Late Payments/Negative Service Indicators

Payment not received by the due date will result in a negative service indicator being placed on the account. Negative service indicators have multiple implications including not being able to register for a course/future semester, not being able to purchase transcripts, and if graduating a hold on receiving your diploma. Failure to make a payment by the due date may also result in the suspension of your Installment Payment Plan and the assessment of a 1.5% late fee retroactive to your first bill.