Payment Plan Benefits

Easy online enrollment

Flexible payment options

No interest

Tuition Payment Plan.

The City University of New York makes college more affordable by allowing you to better manage your payments over time.

Payment Plan Information

Reasons to Sign up Early

  • Your class seat is saved
  • The earlier you enroll, the lower your monthly payments will be since the total amount financed will be divided over more scheduled payments

Payment Plan Budget Worksheet

Establish your payment plan based upon your anticpiated tuition & fee costs and your anticipated financial aid (grants, scholarships, federal and state aid, etc.)

Choose Your Payment Method

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH) or eCheck
  • Credit or Debit Card

Cost to Participate

  • Enrollment Fee per semester*
  • Different Enrollment Fee is applicable based on payment method selected.**
  • $30 Returned Payment Fee is charged, per occurrence of returned payment***

NOTES: Any change in your obligation due to CUNY will change the total payment plan balance and remaining monthly payment amounts.

*If the Enrollment Fee is returned for any reason including insufficient funds (NSF), the agreement will be terminated.

** If paying by Credit/Debit Card, Enrollment Fee is $95.  If paying by eCheck, Enrollment Fee is $40.

***All Credit/Debit Card payments that are returned will be subject to the Return Payment Fee. Only eCheck/ACH payments returned due to insufficient funds (NSF) will be subject to a Returned Payment Fee.

How to Enroll

  • Disable pop-up blockers
  • Log into CUNYfirst, go to HR Campus Solutions, click on Self-Service and go to your Student Center
  • Go to Finances and select Enroll/Manage Payment Plan

Target Dates To Enroll By

Summer 2019

Last day to enroll OnlineNumber of paymentsMonths of payments^
May 223May - July

Fall 2019

Last day to enroll OnlineNumber of paymentsMonths of payments^
June 216June - Nov
July 225July - Nov
Aug 224Aug - Nov
Sept 33Sept - Nov


Upon Enrollment, Initial Payment is comprised of First Payment and Enrollment Fee.

^All payments subsequent to the Initial Payment are automatically processed on the remaining scheduled payment dates. The Scheduled Payment Dates on the 5th of the month, but if the 5th falls on a weekend the payment will be processed on the following business day.

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