Office of Student Accounts

Payment Options

Payments can be made in the form of cash, check, online, or wire transfer. We do not take payments by phone.

All payments must be in U.S. funds and drawn on a U.S. bank located in the United States.

All students are required to have their accounts paid in full or be enrolled and current in one of Oberlin's payment plans by the first day of enrollment.

2022-23 Academic Year Tuition Policy


Accounts can be securely paid online using your checking or savings account. You may also pay with a credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. A small convenience fee will be charged for payment with a credit card.  A one-time payment can be made at the link below or through the Student Account Center as a student or authorized user.

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Any returned payment will be assessed a $35 Fee.


Checks can be made payable to Oberlin College:
Oberlin College
Office of Student Accounts
52 West Lorain Street, #122
Oberlin, OH 44074

** Please include the Student’s T/ID Number

If you are using a 529 Plan to pay for college expenses and you have chosen to have the payment sent directly to Oberlin College the payments should be sent by check directly to the Office of Students Accounts in Oberlin at the address above. It is important for proper posting that the payment identifies the student by name and list the Oberlin ID# if possible. The College does not accept electronic funds transfers.

Correspondence should only be mailed to the Student Accounts Office.
Any returned check will be assessed a $35 Fee.


Cash payments can be made at the Student Accounts Office, Carnegie Building, #122,
9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

International Wire Payments

Oberlin has partnered with Flywire to streamline the tuition payment process for our international students. With Flywire, you are offered excellent foreign exchange rates, allowing you to pay in your home currency (in most cases) and save money, as compared to traditional banks. You will also be notified via e-mail when your payment is received by the school. It's fast, simple and cost effective from any country anytime.

  • Saves Money - using Flywire will save you hundreds of dollars on each tuition payment vs. traditional bank wires
  • Simple - no more back-and-forth with the school and the bank trying to get all the information you need to make a payment
  • Quick - no more waiting and wondering if your payment has posted to your account. Flywire will keep you and Oberlin College informed along the way.

How it works:

  • Flywire accepts payments from any country - typically in your home currency. We work to secure you wholesale foreign exchange rates, which are significantly lower than rates offered by traditional banks.
  • Visit, enter your tuition amount, and immediately see how much money you will save. Once you initiate payment on, you will receive detailed instructions on how to transfer funds to Oberlin College. Flywire will keep you informed at every step in the process, including when funds reach your student account.
  • Payments are posted to your student account much quicker than they would be if you were using a regular bank to pay. And you can be assured that you will never have a short-payment due to unexpected transfer fees or bank charges.

Begin the Payment Process

In addition to wire transfers, international students may pay with a World Money Order issued in US dollars. Please include the students name and Oberlin ID number with the remittance. Payments can be sent to:
Oberlin College
Office of Student Accounts
52 West Lorain Street, #122
Oberlin, OH 44074