Blackbaud Tuition Management

Simplify tuition management—and payment.

Thousands of private schools and small colleges benefit from Blackbaud’s tuition management solution and software optimization services.

Tuition Management & Billing Software

​​Learn about the tuition billing system appreciated by on-the-go families and school administrators for time-saving convenience, courteous follow-up service, and secure payment processing.


Time-saving convenience and secure payment processing.

Let’s face it—nobody enjoys paying bills, so a tuition solution must be accessible and intuitive. Even so, providing the convenience of online account access, electronic invoicing, and a variety of payment options shouldn’t mean more work for the business office.

Blackbaud Smart Tuition™ delivers the best of both with with dedicated support and professional late payment follow-up at no extra cost to your organization. Our tuition management solution helps create an exceptional user experience, while ensuring staff have the resources you they need for effective, sustainable operations.

With Blackbaud Smart Tuition you’ll:

  • Work more efficiently with automated processes and a dedicated customer service team
  • Gain the confidence of payers with a secure solution
  • Provide an exceptional experience with simple, mobile-friendly payments

What makes the best tuition management system for K–12 schools and small colleges?

The Mobile Generation

Provide an exceptional experience with online account review and payment submission on a laptop, tablet, or phone

  • Provide itemized fees for tuition and other optional expenses
  • Dedicated support services and help center for payers
  • Flexible payment plan options—pay in full, by semester, monthly, or custom plan
  • Payment options include credit card online or by phone, check or money order by mail, automatic debit, cash payments at over 15,000 retail locations and at school (if permitted), VISA Checkout® virtual wallet, and Flywire® for international payments

Boost Business Office Efficiency

Avoid the inconvenience and conflict of bill collection. Save time by leveraging Blackbaud’s follow-up service and integrated business office solution.

  • Experienced in-house customer service team facilitates late-payer phone calls with the utmost sensitivity; less than two percent are past due beyond 90 days
  • Apply fees en masse to an individual account or a group of accounts
  • Speed up posting time with automated payment processing
  • Seamlessly connect to Blackbaud’s Financial Edge NXT and other accounting systems to avoid double-data entry
  • Gain insight and make informed business decisions through in-depth tuition reports and role-based dashboards

Security You Can Trust

Protecting the privacy of the institution and payer financial information is our highest priority. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your data.

  • All payment data is transmitted using 256-bit encryption through a VPN network
  • Blackbaud is Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Level 1 compliant
  • We follow the FTC’s Red Flag Rules for identity theft prevention
  • Funds are placed in FDIC insured custodial accounts; Blackbaud maintains professional liability, employee theft, cyber security, and general insurance protection

Get Connected

The best tuition management system is one where student data originates in the Enrollment Management System to avoid issues with importing data or syncing third-party databases...the same login credentials used to pay tuition deposits also provide access to academic records in the Learning Management System and Student Information System...and tuition and billing payments are automatically consolidated into the Financial Edge NXT ledger to avoid double-data entry.

Only Blackbaud provides the true all-in-one cloud solution.

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