Calculate Your Bill

What will it cost you to attend Palm Beach Atlantic University? If you have been accepted and received your financial aid offer, you can use the Bill Calculator below to help plan for your college expenses, explore several additional funding / payment options, and review our billing timeline.

If you have not yet been accepted and would like an estimate of the cost of attendance, use our Net Price Calculator.

How to use the Bill Calculator

This calculator can be used to project an estimated bill for day undergraduate students. Be sure to have your financial aid offer handy before you begin. If you need to access your financial aid offer, login to your financial aid portal.

Please keep in mind that actual charges may vary:

  • If you are a Commuter student, you will be charged a required $250 for dining dollars per semester, to be used at any of our food options on campus.
  • Barnes & Noble Book Program (Sailfish Smart) will be billed at $24/credit hour with an opt-out feature. These charges are not included in this estimate.
  • Health insurance and parking are only billed in the Fall semester, except for students starting in the Spring.
  • You must accept or waive the student health insurance. A waiver is required to remove the charge from your bill.
  • Other charges such as lab, music, dance and online fees may apply and are not included in this estimate.
  • Other resources include funds from outside scholarshipsFlorida Prepaid and veterans benefits.

2023-2024 Academic Year Calculator

Bill Calculator

Ways to Pay

Cash Payments

Accepted at the Cashier's Office, located in Borbe Hall (previously headquarters for Campus Safety & Security).

Credit Card Payments

Accepted on NelNet Campus Commerce. PBA Network username and password are required.


Accepted at the Cashier's Office or via mail. Please include your student ID number. Mailing Address Palm Beach Atlantic University ATTN: Cashier's Office P.O. Box 24708 West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708

Wire Transfers

For information on sending a wire transfer, contact the Student Accounts Office at (561) 823-7380.

Payment Plans

You and your student have the option to make monthly payments through NelNet Campus Commerce. These no-interest installment plans allow you to spread payment of your remaining balance over several months. There is a non-refundable fee to set up your payment plan. Plans for the 2023 year are as follows:

Summer 2023

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 20, 2023Enrollment Fee3April - June (Due on the 30th of the month)
May 19, 2023Enrollment Fee2May - June (Due on the 30th of the month)

(Enrollment Fee = $53)

Summer bills will be available to view on April 3rd. Students will be able to view their bill through the student account portal. Summer 2023 payment arrangements must be finalized by May 8th.

Fall 2023 – 2024

Last Day to Enroll in PlanRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
June 28, 2023None6June - November
July 27, 2023None5July - November
August 21, 202315% of balance4August - November
August 21, 202325% of balance3September - November

(Enrollment Fee = $53)

Fall bills will be available to view on June 9th. Students will be able to view their bill through the student account portal. Fall 23-24 payment arrangements must be finalized by August 21st.

For more information, contact the Student Accounts Office at (561) 823-7380 or visit NelNet Campus Commerce. You will need PBA network credentials to access your account.

Parent PLUS Direct Loan

Biological, adoptive, or step-parents, who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens with acceptable credit, may be eligible for a Parent PLUS Direct Loan. Your student also must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester to be eligible. This loan must be reapplied for each academic year. You will have a 10-year period to repay this fixed-rate loan and you may defer payment until after your student graduates or is no longer enrolled in at least six credit hours.

Private Student Loans

Visit our private student loans page to learn more.