Please utilize this information to find answers to questions related to tuition, financial policies, and payment options. Our personnel are available to answer all of your business office questions.

Financial Policies

Refund Policy for the Adult Degree Programs

A course dropped prior to the start of the class will be refunded in full.

It is the student's responsibility to complete the Course Withdrawal Form online. Refunds are based on the date the form is received.

Courses are subject to the following refund policy:

Sixteen Week

Course DurationWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7+
16 Week Course
last day to withdraw is Friday of the 11th week
90% 90% 75% 75% 50% 50% 0%
12 Week Course
last day to withdraw is Friday of the 10th week
90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 0% 0%
7 or 8 Week Course
last day to withdraw is Friday of the 6th week
90% 75% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0%
6 Week Course
last day to withdraw is Friday of the 5th week
80% 60% 50% 0% 0% 0% N/A
3 or 5 Week, Seminar/Weekend Course
last day to withdraw - end of the 2nd day in class
90% 75% 0% 0% 0% N/A N/A
Definition of a week: Seven days starting on the first scheduled meeting of a class.

Collection Uncollected Funds/NSF Checks

A $35 service charge will be added for each check returned unpaid by the bank, each time it is returned. Each NSF check is re-deposited one time.

Payment Options

The following list is the current accepted methods of payment:

  • Personal check drawn on U.S. funds only
  • Online payments: credit cards and e-checks (Pay via My.northwood.edu)
  • Traveler's checks and money orders
  • Educational savings plan
  • Third Party billing
  • Financial Aid

Payment of tuition and fee charges can be made with cash, personal checks, bank drafts, money orders or credit cards.  For those paying with a credit card the options have changed.  A 2.5% fee will be charged for all credit card payments effective August 1, 2013.  Payments can be made online with Mastercard, American Express, VISA, or Discover card, or with an e-check at the Business Office

Any student whose account has been written off to collection will not be allowed to register for classes until balance is paid.

Contact Information

Florida Program Center
Business Office
2600 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: 561.478.5515
Fax: 561.478.5535
Email

All Other Locations
Business Office
4000 Whiting Drive
Midland, Michigan 48640
Phone: 989.837.4207
Fax: 989.837.4104
Email