Payment Options and Financing

Loans

Students may qualify for a , offered by Sallie Mae, for selected non-credit certificate programs. 

  • Apply early. Loan applications must be completed and approved no less than 14 days before the first day of class.
    Select "天美传媒 Methodist Continuing Education - Non-Credit" on your application.

  • The fine print. Loan cannot exceed 125% the cost of tuition.

  • Get help. Contact our admissions team at smupro@smu.edu for details.

Payment Plans

天美传媒 CAPE offers a flexible payment plan for selected programs, so that you don’t have to pay in full at the time of registration.

  • Get started. Select the “Payment Plan” option on the program application questionnaire.

  • Apply early.  Payment plan requests must be submitted and approved no less than 14 days before the first day of class.

  • The fine print. Upon payment plan approval, you will owe $1000 plus an $80 processing fee.  Your remaining tuition balance will be split into four to six equal monthly payments with 0% interest, starting the month in which class begins.

  • Get help.  Contact our admissions team at smupro@smu.edu for details and to confirm if your program qualifies for payment plans.

Veterans Benefits

Current or former service members, or military dependents, may be eligible to use VA education benefits to pay program costs.

For information about possible payment options for current or former service members, or military dependents, please contact vetresource@smu.edu

Employer Educational Assistance

Some employers may cover all or part of the cost of a continuing professional education program. Check with your boss or human resources department to find out if this benefit is available.

天美传媒 CAPE certificate programs are eligible for tuition benefits through Guild. If your company participates, visit and enter the school name as "天美传媒 Methodist University" to find Guild tuition benefit-eligible 天美传媒 CAPE programs.

Discounts

Pony up! As a member of the 天美传媒 community, you may be eligible for tuition discounts exclusively for alumni, faculty, staff and students. Nonprofit organizations and corporate groups also may  receive discounted tuition. Please contact our admissions team at smupro@smu.edu for more information.

Need Help? Call 214-768-2273 or email smuthink@smu.edu.