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Methods of Payment (Brief Overview)

Below is a brief overview of the methods of payment for Howard University.

For detailed information see the Paying Your Balance page on the Student Financial Services Web Site.

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Payment Methods

Payments may be made by credit card (Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover), cash, money order, cashier's check, certified check or wire transfer.

Payment Plans

  • Payment in Full
  • Installment Plan
    Howard University offers a 5-month installment plan (PDF) for the fall and spring semesters. There is a $30 non-refundable enrollment fee and monthly payments are made on the 5th of each month. This plan is managed by Nelnet Business Solutions and offers several benefits:
    1. Payment Methods – Payments may be made by Discover, MasterCard or American Express or automatic bank payment (ACH)
    2. Convenience – Automatic payments deducted from a checking/savings account or credit/debit card
    3. Easy Access – The installment plan can be monitored online or you can call a dedicated customer service representative
    4. Peace of Mind – Arrangements are made to satisfy the Fall 2011 balance and students have secured validation
The fall installment plan begins in June and the last payment is scheduled for October; the spring installment plan begins in November and the last payment is scheduled for March.