Payment Plan

Tuition/Housing Payment Plan Instructions

Payment plans are available for students for tuition and fees and housing fees. The tuition and fees and housing fees can be paid in four installments.

Fees: A $50 payment plan enrollment fee (per plan) will be added to your total bill. A $100 late payment fee will be assessed for each late payment. A $50 returned payment/insufficient fund fee will be charged to your account. Please ensure all banking information is entered correctly, as you'll be responsible for any returned payments due to data entry error. 

Payment Plan Sign-up Instructions

Step 1: Navigate to

Step 2: Enter your username and password and then click on the login button. If you have any difficulty with the login or user ID/password-related questions, go to and follow the instructions.

Step 3: Click the Student Finance link. You will be redirected to a secured payment center site and asked to log in again (use the same user ID and password).

Step 4: Click the "Make a Payment" tab to pay the bill in full or the "Payment Plan" tab to begin the payment plan enrollment.

Step 5: Click the "Enroll Now" tab.

Step 6: Select the semester you plan to enroll, for example Fall 2021.

Step 7: (Optional) To set up Authorized Users go to "My Profile Setup." Click the "Authorized Users" tab and follow the instructions.

Automatic/Scheduled Payments

  • Note: If you choose the automatic/scheduled payment option, DO NOT submit a manual payment, unless you intentionally want to reduce your future payments.
  • Note: Anytime you have new charges posted to your accounts, such as fines, tuition, room and board, etc. or you have made payments or credits posted to your account, or your financial aid award changes, your installment amount may increase or decrease based on the current balance.
  • You may choose to sign up to have your monthly installments automatically withdrawn from your checking or savings accounts.

Financial Aid Recipients: You may elect to apply expected sources/pending financial aid and/or loans towards the tuition and housing fees. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid at for any financial aid related information. 

International payments (any payments made from foreign accounts) should be made using Flywire.

Payments made by money orders and cashier’s checks should be made payable to "The Cooper Union" and mailed to: The Cooper Union, Office of Student Accounts  (Be sure to print the student’s name and Student ID # on your payments).

Please periodically login to your account to monitor your account activities. Contact the Office of Student Accounts at immediately if you have any questions or concerns regarding your account.  

Mailing Address:
The Cooper Union
P.O. Box 22422
New York, NY 10087-2422

Overnight Mailing Address:
JPMorgan Chase – Lockbox Processing
Attn: The Cooper Union and 22422
4 Chase Metrotech Center
7th floor East
Brooklyn, NY 11245

The Cooper Union does not accept credit or debit cards, personal checks, or wire transfers for tuition and fees, health insurance, or room charges.

If you require assistance, please email us at

If you are an enrolled student, please schedule a virtual or in-person meeting using the calendar links below. If there is not an open time slot on our calendar, please check back as we frequently update our calendar. Calendars are only available to currently enrolled students. 

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.