Admission & Financial Aid

Methods of Payment

Payments may be made in person, by mail, over the telephone, online as a one-time payment in full or with a monthly tuition payment plan.

  • Payments made in person may be made via cash, money order, personal check or credit card with no additional fee. Concordia University Chicago accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

  • Payments can be mailed directly to the University. These must be in the form of a personal check, money order or cashier’s check made payable to: Concordia University Chicago, ATTN: Student Business Services, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL 60305.

  • Payments by telephone must be made via credit card. Credit card payments over the telephone will be subject to a 2.85% convenience fee to be added to the total amount being paid. 

  • Online payments must be in the form of either a bank account (ACH) transaction (at no additional cost) or credit card. Any online credit card transactions will be subject to a 2.85% convenience fee based on the total amount of your payment.

  • Monthly Tuition Payment Plan: Students may sign up for a monthly tuition payment plan via the Concordia Connect portal. Separate payment plans must be set up for each semester. You may set up on this plan as early as April 1for the fall semester, and October 1 for the spring semester. By enrolling early, you will have six months to spread out your payments, which translates to a lower monthly payments. If you need assistance in estimating your cost of attendance, please contact the Office of Student Business Services at 708-209-3241.

    Note: CUC Payment plans are currently only available to undergraduate students.

To enroll:

    • Log into the Concordia Connect portal
    • Click on the Billing/Financial Aid tab
    • Navigate to the Tuition Payment Information portlet
    • Click “Sign up for the CUC payment”