Payment Deadlines

Deposits, Methods of Payment and Deadlines


After you inform us of your intention to matriculate at BU Law, you will receive from an e-mail requesting a $500.00 deposit to reserve your place in the incoming class. The deposit is non-refundable and will be credited towards your tuition in the fall. Please submit the deposit and accompanying Graduate Student Deposit Voucher by the date specified in the e-mail.

Payment Deadlines

The payment deadline for continuing students for the fall semester tuition and fees is August 5, 2011. The payment deadline for new LL.M. students is September 19, 2011. A bill for the fall semester charges will be sent to your address on record which may be your parent's home. Please check your address on record to make sure Boston University has the correct billing address. If not, please change the address as appropriate.

Methods of Payment


Boston University accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Personal Check
  • Traveler's Check
  • Money Order

Make checks payable to Boston University

  • Checks, traveler's checks, and money orders must be payable in U.S. dollars only
  • Include the student's name and identification number on the check
  • Postdated checks cannot be accepted

We encourage you to mail all payments to the PO box listed on your invoice. If you choose to send payments by over-night delivery service, please use the following address:

Student Accounting Services
881 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Overnight delivery to any other address, including the PO box listed on your invoice, will delay receipt of your payment.

Wire Transfers

Wire payments to:

Citizens Bank
1 Citizens Drive
Riverside, RI 02915
Account # 110780-805-4
ABA: 011500120

Funds must be wired in US dollars. Please include the student's name and identification number on the wire transfer. It can take several weeks for an international bank to notify Boston University's bank that money has been wired. We recommend that international students wire funds well before the payment deadline and fax a copy of the bank receipt, with the dollar amount transferred, to (617) 353-3313. Processing charges and bank fees for international wire transfers vary, and may be charged to your student account.

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