There are a variety of options offered for making payments towards student accounts; each provided as menu options for this page.
Online options are available to students and their authorized users thorugh the Rice Billing and Payment Suite,¬†
Student Access via Esther¬†¬†¬†¬† | ¬† ¬†¬† Authorized User Access
The online payment methods include:
Electronic Check - Electronic version of a check that directly links to your bank account for payments. Using an e-check allows you to avoid the convenience fee assessed on credit card and debit card payments.
Credit Card- Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express are accepted through our online suite.¬† A 2.85% convenience fee is added to online payments using this method to assist with the exchange fees associated with credit card processing.
The preferred method for International Students is through Rice University parther, Flywire.¬†
Our relationship with Flywire for international payments is to make the payment process secure and simple when paying the university from accounts in your home country. With Flywire, you can pay online from any country and any bank. It is a safe and trusted payment method that can be tracked by you and the university each step of the way.¬† To make a payment or for more information, visit our International Payments page.
Debit card, checks, and cash can be accepted by the Cashier's Office directly.¬† There is no fee associated with debit card transactions.