Payment Information

2015 Transitions Packet - (PDF)

Financial Aid Roadmap 15-16.

Payment Due Dates:

  • Mayterm/Summer 2015 due April 28, 2015
  • Fall 2015 Semester due August 10, 2015
  • Spring 2016 Semester due December 15, 2015

Online Payments

Why use unnecessary paper envelopes and postage when you can make your payment online?  Houghton contracts with Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to offer online payments.  Online payments are a safe, secure, and convenient way to make payments toward your student account using a checking or savings account.

You can easily pay your balance due through our secure eBilling system.  To log into your account, go to  For information and FAQs regarding our eBilling system, please see

Log in and view your eBill

You can also make one-time payments through our online payment gateway.  Go to the “Make a Payment” section, select Houghton College from the drop-down menu, click “Make a One-Time Payment.”  Enter the required information and submit your payment..

    Make a one-time payment online

Monthly Payment Plans

This is one of the best options for tuition financing. Interest-free and everyone qualifies. Plans allowing fixed monthly payments are available on a per-semester basis for a one-time enrollment fee.

  1. Use the “Payment Plan” section to enroll in a payment plan.
  2. Go through the quick and simple enrollment steps to set up your plan.
    Access the TMS website for Payment Plans

Payment by Phone

To make a payment by phone, please call TMS at 1-800-722-4867.

Payment by Mail

To pay your bill by mail, please make checks or money orders payable to Houghton College, include your name, Student ID number, and a copy of your billing statement, and mail to:

Student Financial Services Office
Houghton College
One Willard Ave
PO Box 128
Houghton, NY  14744-0128

International Payments

Houghton College has partnered with peerTransfer to streamline the tuition payment process for our international students.  With peerTransfer, you can pay from any country and any bank.  You are offered excellent foreign exchange rates, allowing you to pay in your home currency (in most cases) and save a significant amount of money, as compared to traditional banks.  You will also be able to track where your payment is in the transfer process via a student dashboard, and an email confirmation will be sent to you when your payment is received by the school.  Please see International Payments for more information.

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