Paying for College


Although Palm Beach Career (PBC) School does not currently offer Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA), it does offer a combination of aid programs, including scholarships, payment plans and loans. Based on eligibility, students may qualify for funding from one or more of these programs. Students must be admitted to an eligible degree or diploma program of study in order to receive financial aid. To maintain eligibility, students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards.


Payment Options
  • Loans & Scholarships
  • Online Payments
  • Payment Plans
  • In Person or Mail
Overview All Tuition and fees are due and payable in full by the due date posted on the fee invoice. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Payments are applied to College “Charges Due” on student accounts based on a priority of paying the oldest charge first. Palm Beach Career (PBC) School offers several different options to make it easier for students to pay their bill, including loans, scholarships, online payments, and in person or mail payment plan options. Students must continually monitor their email and account information to ensure tuition and fees and other charges are paid in a timely manner. Lack of written notification of the tuition and fee debt does not negate the student’s responsibility to pay by the published deadline. Students that are delinquent in paying their current term tuition and fees are subject to having their class schedule cancelled. Unpaid Tuition balances result in hold on transcripts and course registration for the current and subsequent semesters. The College shall exert every effort to collect all delinquent accounts and may employ the services of a collection agency. This includes, but is not limited to, contact by manual calling methods, prerecorded or artificial voice messages, emails, automated telephone dialing systems, and letters. Any address or phone number associated with an account, currently or in the future, including wireless telephone numbers, regardless of whether it incurs charges or not, can be used in this collection effort.


PBC School has teamed up with Meritize to offer our students a unique financing option. Meritize helps students pay for programs that lead to better careers. Also, Meritize knows you are more than your credit score, and that is why they look at your past achievements to potentially enhance your loan options. A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for students include:
  • Fixed and variable interest rates available**
  • Flexible payment options, including deferring full principal and interest payments until 3 months after you complete your training
  • Customer support available 5 days a week
  • 0.25% interest rate deduction once you begin full repayment on your loan, if you sign up for autopay
Checking your loan options with Meritize has never been easier. You can fill out a short application to check your loan options without impacting your credit score. If loan options are available to you, Meritize will request your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:
  • Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
  • Military Experience (DD214)
Want to learn more? Check out their FAQ page here: or give them a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? Check your options here:
  • PBC School does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. (“Meritize”).
Meritize Lending, LLC, NMLS ID 1661035 (NMLS Consumer Access) Meritize Financial, Inc. NMLS ID 1986399 (NMLS Consumer Access) Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IN, ME, NV, VT, WI, PR. All rights reserved. **For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc. *Variable rates are subject to change. The information on this document is the most up to date as of April 1, 2023. Please see Meritize website for additional details.
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