How To Pay

Complete all steps below to apply for financial aid. Note: There are financial aid options that are not based on need. Most students in the off-campus programs use financial aid to pay for the program. We recommend that you complete these steps as soon as possible to make sure that your payment arrangements are in order by the first night of class. For help, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (305) 899-3664.

Complete the FAFSA

1

Complete the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov

You will need your 2015 Federal Tax Return, your FSA ID (https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm) and Barry’s School Code (001466). Graduate students are considered independent for financial aid purposes.

Review Student Aid Report

2

Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for accuracy

You will receive this form 7-10 days after the FAFSA is submitted. If there are any errors on your SAR, log back into your FAFSA to make corrections.

Receive Award Letter

3

You will receive your financial aid award letter from Barry

This lists the financial aid that you qualify for. If you wish to decline all or a portion of the award, notify the Financial Aid Office in writing. Be sure to contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions about your award.

Complete Loan Requirements

4

Complete Loan Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note

Students borrowing federal loans from Barry University for the first time should complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling. Both can be completed at www.studentloans.gov (you will need your FSA ID from Step 1).

 

Additional Information

Federal Loan Requirements

To be eligible to borrow funds under the Federal Direct Loan Program, you must:

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  2. Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

  3. Not be in default on prior educational loans

  4. Maintain satisfactory academic progress

  5. Be admitted to a degree or certification program

Questions? Call the Financial Aid Office at 305-899-3664.

 

The Federal (Title One) Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

If you and your school qualify, this program may provide loan forgiveness for eligible Federal Direct Loans. This is a separate program requiring separate forms and processes. The U.S. Department of Education will determine your eligibility for this program; Barry University is not responsible to verify your eligibility for this program. Please do not base your enrollment on this program, as it can be difficult to ensure qualification for government programs which are subject to reform and funding changes.

You must call 1-800-4-FED-AID to verify your eligibility or visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/teacher for more information.

 

The TEACH Grant

The Teacher Education Assistance for University and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides up to $4,000 a year in grant assistance to students who are completing coursework towards certain high-need fields. In order to be eligible for a grant, a student must submit a FAFSA form and sign an Agreement to Serve as a full-time teacher at certain low-income schools and within certain high-need fields for at least four academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which the candidate received a grant. Failure to fulfill the contractual agreement will cause the grant to be converted to a Direct unsubsidized Stafford Loan with accrued interest. Go to www.teach-ats.ed.gov to complete the Agreement to Serve (ATS) form and TEACH Grant Counseling.

For more information please visit www.barry.edu/teachgrant.

 

Off-Campus Cohort Tuition Payment Options

Barry University offers 5 payment options for off-campus programs:

Financial Aid

1

Financial Aid

If applying for financial aid please follow the steps on page 6. While you may begin taking classes before you are fully admitted in the program, you are not eligible for a Stafford Loan until you are at least provisionally accepted into the program. It is your responsibility to make the necessary payments to Barry University until financial aid is awarded.

Pay in Full

2

Payment in Full By Term

Check, cash and credit card payments are accepted. Pay online through Web Advisor, fax a credit card authorization form to the Cashier/Business Office at 305-899-3375, or mail a check or money order to the Cashier/Business Office, Barry University, 11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161. Please make all checks or money orders payable to Barry University with your student ID listed on the check.

Due Dates

3

Barry University Payment Due Dates

If you choose not to pay your tuition in full by the beginning of each term, Barry offers flexible minimum payment due dates for each term. Each student must be aware of all payment due dates for each term that they are registered. A non-reversible fee of $250.00 will be charged to your account if a balance remains after the last payment due date of the term.

Pay-As-You-Go

4

Pay-As-You-Go Payment Plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS)

Visit the TMS website at www.afford.com/barry to enroll in a monthly payment plan that will spread your tuition payments out over the entire semester or school year. These plans are not administered by Barry University. To set up a payment plan with TMS, contact them directly at 888-713-7241 or visit the website listed above. There is an enrollment fee of $75 per semester or $90 per year to use TMS.

Pay By Phone

5

Pay By Phone

There is an automated phone service provided by Barry University and Official Payments that will allow a credit card or checking account payment to be processed over the phone. The payer will need to know the dollar amount and student ID number prior to using this service. Payments are processed that day and will take up to 48 business hours to be applied to the student account. The toll-free number is 1-866-895-5003.

 

Questions? Contact the Office of Cashier/Business Office at 305-899-3585 or by email at cbo@mail.barry.edu.

You can also visit the Cashier/Business Office website at www.barry.edu/cbo for additional information about the payment options listed above.

Applying for Financial Aid

Complete all steps below to apply for financial aid. Note: There are financial aid options that are not based on need. Most students in the off-campus programs use financial aid to pay for the program. We recommend that you complete these steps as soon as possible to make sure your payment arrangements are in order by the first night of class. For help, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (305) 899-3664.

1

Complete the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov

You will need your 2015 Federal Tax Return, your federal FSA ID  (https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm) and Barry’s School Code (001466). Graduate students are considered independent for financial aid purposes.

2

Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for accuracy

You will receive this form 7-10 days after the FAFSA is submitted. If there are any errors on your SAR, log back into your FAFSA to make corrections.

3

You will receive your financial aid award letter from Barry

This lists the financial aid that you qualify for. If you wish to decline all or a portion of the award, notify the Financial Aid Office in writing. Be sure to contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions about your award.

4

Complete Loan Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note

Students borrowing federal loans from Barry University for the first time should complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling. Both can be completed at www.studentloans.gov (you will need your FSA ID from Step 1).

 

Federal Loan Requirements

To be eligible to borrow funds under the Federal Direct Loan Program, you must:

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  2. Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

  3. Not be in default on prior educational loans

  4. Maintain satisfactory academic progress

  5. Be admitted to a degree or certification program

Questions? Call the Financial Aid Office at 305-899-3664.

 

The Federal (Title One) Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

If you and your school qualify, this program may provide loan forgiveness for eligible Federal Direct Loans. This is a separate program requiring separate forms and processes. The U.S. Department of Education will determine your eligibility for this program; Barry University is not responsible to verify your eligibility for this program. Please do not base your enrollment on this program, as it can be difficult to ensure qualification for government programs which are subject to reform and funding changes.

You must call 1-800-4-FED-AID to verify your eligibility or visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/teacher for more information.

 

The TEACH Grant

The Teacher Education Assistance for University and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides up to $4,000 a year in grant assistance to students who are completing coursework towards certain high-need fields. In order to be eligible for a grant, a student must submit a FAFSA form and sign an Agreement to Serve as a full-time teacher at certain low-income schools and within certain high-need fields for at least four academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which the candidate received a grant. Failure to fulfill the contractual agreement will cause the grant to be converted to a Direct unsubsidized Stafford Loan with accrued interest. Go to www.teach-ats.ed.gov to complete the Agreement to Serve (ATS) form and TEACH Grant Counseling.

For more information please visit www.barry.edu/teachgrant.

 

Off-Campus Cohort Tuition Payment Options

Barry University offers 5 payment options for off-campus programs:

1

Financial Aid

If applying for financial aid please follow the steps on page 6. While you may begin taking classes before you are fully admitted in the program, you are not eligible for a Stafford Loan until you are at least provisionally accepted into the program. It is your responsibility to make the necessary payments to Barry University until financial aid is awarded.

2

Payment in Full By Term

Check, cash and credit card payments are accepted. Pay online through Web Advisor, fax a credit card authorization form to the Cashier/Business Office at 305-899-3375, or mail a check or money order to the Cashier/Business Office, Barry University, 11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161. Please make all checks or money orders payable to Barry University with your student ID listed on the check.

3

Barry University Payment Due Dates

If you choose not to pay your tuition in full by the beginning of each term, Barry offers flexible minimum payment due dates for each term. Each student must be aware of all payment due dates for each term that they are registered. A non-reversible fee of $250.00 will be charged to your account if a balance remains after the last payment due date of the term.

4

Pay-As-You-Go Payment Plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS)

Visit the TMS website at www.afford.com/barry to enroll in a monthly payment plan that will spread your tuition payments out over the entire semester or school year. These plans are not administered by Barry University. To set up a payment plan with TMS, contact them directly at 888-713-7241 or visit the website listed above. There is an enrollment fee of $75 per semester or $90 per year to use TMS.

5

Pay By Phone

There is an automated phone service provided by Barry University and Official Payments that will allow a credit card or checking account payment to be processed over the phone. The payer will need to know the dollar amount and student ID number prior to using this service. Payments are processed that day and will take up to 48 business hours to be applied to the student account. The toll-free number is 1-866-895-5003.

 

Questions? Contact the Office of Cashier/Business Office at 305-899-3585 or by email at cbo@barry.edu.

You can also visit the Cashier/Business Office website at www.barry.edu/cbo for additional information about the payment options listed above.