Payment Options


Tuition Bill

Students will be notified at their Emmanuel email address when their semester tuition bill is available online. The options listed below may be used individually or in combination. If you would like assistance determining the best option for your family, please contact our office and your counselor will discuss your options with you.

For helpful information on the Fall 2020 Tuition Bill, including an introduction to EC Online Services, view our presentation: 

Payment Options

Checks and Wire Transfers:

Checks: We encourage you to submit payments online whenever possible (see E-Checks below for more information). If you are unable to make payments online or are sending 529 payments or private scholarship checks, please ensure the payment(s) are clearly labeled with the student's name and Emmanuel ID number. Check payments can be sent to our mailing address:

Emmanuel College
Office of Student Financial Services
400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

E-Checks: To create a more secure payment environment, all users will need to make payments via the Billing and Payment Center. This ensures payments are made accurately on the student’s account, are linked to the proper semester, and reduces misuse of the payment system. Students and authorized users can login to EC Online Services and select "Billing and Payment Center".  Choose "Payments and Payment Plans" and continue to be brought to the secure Payment Center. Online Automated Clearing House (ACH) e-check payments may be made using the option "Make Payment". There is no fee charged for paying online with an e-check.

Wire Transfers: For wire transfer payments, please call 617-735-9938 or e-mail to receive Emmanuel College's Account Number and ABA Routing Number.

Credit Cards:

Credit/debit card payments may be made online at EC Online Services. Students and families who choose to make payments with a credit/debit card will be assessed a service fee, which is retained by a third-party service provider. This fee ranges from 0.75%-3.99% based on the type of card used to make the payment. This fee may be avoided by paying with a checking or savings account in place of a credit/debit card.

Emmanuel College Payment Plan  

The payment plan is a convenient and manageable payment solution that provides the option to pay in interest-free monthly installments, rather than one lump sum. The plan automatically updates to ensure the current semester balance is always covered by the plan in real time so you will not have to worry about estimating your installment amounts. 

The fall semester plan begins in July and ends in November; the spring semester plan begins in January and ends in May. This plan offers the convenience of scheduling payments by enrolling in auto-pay. For payment plan support, contact the Payment Plan Support Team at: 1-833-269-3675. 

Learn More on Enrolling in a Payment Plan Here

Emmanuel welcomes all college savings plans. If you have a college savings plan such as a 529 plan, please contact the plan provider to have the funds transferred to Emmanuel College.

If you are using a pre-paid tuition plan to pay for tuition, such as the UPlan, please provide the Office of Student Financial Services with the provider name and the amount you will be using for the upcoming academic year. Once we receive this information, we will credit your account and ensure the timely receipt of payment from the plan provider.

Loan Options

Private educational student loans and parent loans can help bridge the gap between financial aid and the total cost of education. With many private student loans, the student is the primary borrower; however, most students will require a credit-worthy U.S. citizen or permanent resident as a co-signer (does not have to be a parent). We recommend that students first apply for financial aid and borrow with federal student loans. If additional financing is needed, alternative students loans can be an option for many families.

Private Student Loans

Parent loans are a common payment option when current income and savings are not enough. There are many educational loan products available to help finance education. Parents may borrow up to the cost of education minus financial aid received. We recommend applying for enough funds for the full academic year instead of semester by semester. The Office of Student Financial Services encourages all borrowers to do their own research and select the lender that is best for them. There are many other options available to students and their families.

Parent Loans

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