Tuition Payment Policies

You can make tuition payments by personal check, bank draft, or money order payable to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS).

Tuition and fees are due by the payment deadline. Tuition and fee charges can be viewed in the Empower Student Information System. Invoices are emailed to your ISMMS email account.

Domestic Students

Students can establish a payment plan with Nelnet Campus Commerce. For information, call 800-609-8056 or visit their website.

Domestic & International Students

Students are able to also pay their tuition and fees via a wire transfer process. PayMyTuition allows students to make payment from any bank, in any country, in any currency at better than bank exchange rates.

Additional Information on PayMyTuition

Payment Clearance

Your tuition must be fully paid by the due date. Thereafter, a financial hold is placed on a student's account. Students with a financial hold will not be allowed to take any of the following actions:

  • Register for subsequent terms
  • Access an official ISMMS transcript or diploma

Outstanding balances will be transferred an external collection agency.

Please be aware that students cannot apply federal financial aid toward prior year outstanding balances. Financial aid may only be used for expenses incurred during the current academic year.

Refund Policy

ISMMS will not refund paid tuition upon dismissal, withdrawl from a program and/or withdrawl from the institution. However, ISMMS will prorate tuition, based on the official date of complete withdrawal/dismissal on a decreasing percentage basis as follows for each term.

  • 1st week of term: 100%
  • 2nd week of term: 75%
  • 3rd week of term: 50%
  • 4th week of term: 25%
  • After 4 weeks into the term, no refund is possible

Unearned TA Return Policy (Military Student Tuition Benefits)

  • Before or during weeks 1-2: 100% return
  • During weeks 3-4: 75% return
  • During weeks 5-8: 50% return
  • During weeks 9: 40% return (60% of course is completed)
  • During weeks 10-16: 0% return

Repetition of Course Work

Graduate and medical students who repeat course work will be billed current per credit charge.