Billing and Payment
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.
Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, money order, automated clearing house (ACH) transactions, and credit card (with restrictions).
Tuition fees must be paid through PHONECHARGE 877-903-9328 or online at my.fordham.edu. 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 visit the Graduate Financial Aid website or contact the Enrollment Group at 718-817-3800 for more information on financing options.
Applying for Grants and Loans
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.
New Students must complete all of the following steps:
- File a FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov (Federal School Code #002722)
- Complete a Loan Request Form
- Complete an Entrance Interview
- Complete and sign your e-MPN with your guarantor (Master Promissory Note) (For NY, go to www.hesc.com)
Continuing Students must complete ALL of the following steps: