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Financial Aid Information, Billing & Payment

Students must be matriculated and enrolled at half-time status (6 credits) to be eligible for Federal Stafford Loans. Once you have filed your FAFSA and if you are a NYS resident and you plan to enroll for at least 12 credits, you should file for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application. TAP should be filed at least 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester to appear as a potential credit on your student Account.

Financial Aid

Applying for Loans

New Students must complete all of the following steps:
Continuing Students must complete ALL of the following steps:
  • File a FAFSA at or call FAFSA (800) 433-3243
  • Complete a Loan Request Form


Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, money order, automated clearing house (ACH) transactions, and credit card (with restrictions). Summer tuition payment can be made with credit card in person or online. Non-summer tuition fees must be paid through PHONECHARGE (877) 903-9328 or online at Payment may be submitted in person, or via mail, the web, telephone, or wire transfer.

There are a number of financing alternatives available to you. The Fordham Monthly Payment Plan, Alternative Educational Loans, and the deferment payment plan. Please contact the Enrollment Group at (212) 636-6700 or visit Financing Fordham at for more information on financing options.


You will receive a bill in the mail and payment is expected by the due date. If your payment is not received by this date you will incur a $15 or 1.5% late fee (whichever is the greater amount). We encourage you to check your tuition balance regularly (as well as other pertinent student information) via the Student Tab in the Fordham web portal:

See the current tuition rates and additional fees.

Questions regarding your plan of study may be directed to the Office of Graduate Education Admissions at (212) 636-6400 or

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