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At SBU, we want to work with you to make the billing and payment process as smooth as possible. We offer several payment plan options and accept different payment types. As always, your admissions counselor is here to help you through each step of the process!
We offer several different payment methods to make it as convenient as possible for you to pay your SBU account.
You may pay your SBU account in-person, by mail, online, or via an international payment. See below for details on each payment method.
We accept cash, checks, and money orders in person at all of our campuses.
Southwest Baptist University
1600 University Avenue
Bolivar MO 65613
Note: Please include the student's full name and ID number on the check or money order made payable to Southwest Baptist University.
View your account balance or pay online by logging into the Student Account Center. If you need help logging in to MySBU, contact the Help Desk at (417) 328-1702.
Once logged in, you can make payments by:
Access to the Student Account Center is restricted to authorized users.
Students, if you wish for a parent or guardian to have access to the online payment module, you must make him/her an authorized user by following these steps:
After access has been granted, authorized users will receive an email with login credential information.
If you need assistance navigating the Student Account Center, making an online payment, or adding an authorized user, please read the Online Payment Instructions.
Your student account is the place for paying your tuition and fees online. Southwest
Baptist university has
teamed up with TransferMate to provide a streamlined and secure payment method through
your student account that also reduces bank fees and improves your payment experience.
With TransferMate, students can pay tuition and fees in their local currency from nearly any
To help you better manage your account, we offer payment plan options. The SBU Payment Plan is set up on a semester-by-semester basis and allows you to break up your balance into monthly payments.
You can set up a payment plan online by logging into your Student Account Center and completing the following steps:
Questions regarding the SBU Payment Plan should be directed to the Cashier's Office.
Note: All charges for tuition, room and board, and fees are due in full at the beginning of the semester unless covered by an SBU Payment Plan.
Tuition refunds for dropped classes are determined using the last date of attendance as indicated on the drop slip submitted and the tuition refund policy listed in the University Catalog. The table below reflects Catalog information and shows the percentage of tuition refunded based on the number of days into a term in which a course is dropped.
|Fall / Spring
||Winterfest / Four-Week|
|Prior to the first day of class||100%||100%||100%|
|During the first five days of semester/term||100%||100%||75%|
|During next five days of semester/term||75%||75%||50%|
|During next five days of semester/term||50%||25%||0%|
Classes may meet on a regular basis throughout the week or on a once-per-week basis. This policy counts class days as if all classes were meeting daily.
Course fees and student service fees are non-refundable if you have attended class. You will be charged $75 per course dropped. Before dropping a class, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at (417) 328-1822 to determine whether doing so will affect your financial aid.