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Graduate Tuition Payment Plan

The Graduate Tuition Payment Plan allows students taking graduate courses to break up their tuition costs into two payments made over the course of the term..

Here is how it works: There is a $35 set-up fee to particiapte in this payment plan

  • First payment: 50% of student's tuition Friday before term start date
  • Second payment: Remaining 50% of the student's balance paid on the 25th day of the term.

Important Notes:

  • Students register themselves for this payment plan through the University's online payment system at the end of the online course registration proces.
    • Students receiving federal financial aid, military tuition assistance, VA benefits*, corpor`ate tuition assistance or any third-party tuition assistance are not eligible for the payment plan.

*VA Benefit Advisory:

Students enrolled in graduate and nursing courses who use reimbursement-based VA benefits such as Chapter 30, 32, 35, 1606 and 1607 may use this payment plan; payments will be processed on the plan's schedule and payment plan installments are not dependent upon enrollment certification processing by Thomas Edison State University or receipt of allowances from the VA.

Instructions on Selecting the Payment Plan

Step 1:
After you register for your courses online via Online Student Services, you will proceed to University's online payment system. Select the "Payment Plans" tab in the Main Navigation.

How to Enroll In Thomas Edison State University Payment Plan

How to Enroll in Thomas Edison State University Payment Plan

  1. Once you have completed your course registration in Online Student Services and you are on the screen that says: REGISTRATION PAYMENT IS REQUIRED, click on the “Make a Payment” button at the bottom of the page.
  2. Select “Enroll in Payment Plan” on the home screen.
  3. The next screen states “Payment Plan Enrollment”. Select the term from the drop-down menu.
  4. Review the details of the plan by selecting “Details” or proceed by clicking “Select”
    Note: The following screen will provide another opportunity to review the plan details.
  5. Read paragraph at the top of the page, and then select “Continue”.
  6. Select your payment method from the drop-down menu.
  7. After you have selected your payment method, New Electronic Check or Credit Card, complete the information on the right side of the screen and select “Continue” when done.
  8. Review the Payment Plan Agreement on the following screen. At the bottom you must check the box to agree to the terms. Select “Continue” to proceed.
    Note: For credit card payments, follow the prompts to enter your credit card information and check the box that you “agree to the above terms and conditions”. Proceed by selecting “Continue”
  9. The next page is your Payment Receipt.  Click on “My Account” tab located top left of the page. To log out, proceed to the upper right corner of the page

Payment Plan Enrollment Instructions and Eligibility