Tuition Payment Options


FIU offers the following tuition payment options: In-School payment plans, Visa and MasterCard, Veterans Assistance, and Florida Prepaid.

In-School Payment Plans

This option may be used to make monthly tuition payments. Students would make the initial $1500 deposit, and the remainder of the tuition would be paid in full by the twelfth month of school. The student may choose to make up to twelve payments, with the first being on the first day of school. Extended payment plans are available upon approval from the Administrative Director. There is no interest charged in school payment plans.

Visa and MasterCard

These credit cards may be used for the initial $1500 deposit, monthly tuition payments and textbooks.

Veteran’s Benefits/GI Bill®

Veterans who feel they qualify for Veterans Assistance or the GI Bill® should contact the school. Students receiving this type of aid are responsible for the initial $1500 deposit, and must also purchase of textbooks. on the first day of class. Veterans will be paid their monthly allotments and are responsible for making monthly tuition payments to the school.

For Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Ch 33) students and VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Ch 31) students, our tuition policy complies with 38 USC 3679(e) which means Post 9/11 and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment students will not be charged or otherwise penalized due to a delay in VA tuition and fee payments. For eligibility consideration, a Post 9/11 GI Bill® student must submit a VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and a Vocational Rehabilitation Student must provide a VAF 28-1905 form.

Florida Institute of Ultrasound, Inc. – Teach-Out Notification and Student Disclosure

Florida Institute of Ultrasound, Inc.’s (FIU ) accrediting agency, Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), reviewed the schools accreditation record at the July 2022 Commission meeting and affirmed its decision to withdraw the school’s accreditation for findings of non-compliance and standard-related directives that the school has the financial resources to ensure continuity of operation and to fulfill its obligations to students and employees; and, the on-site administrator demonstrates effective management capability.

FIU filed an Intent to Appeal with ABHES but after careful consideration and consultation with our attorney, the school decided not to continue with the appeals process. We then submitted a Teach-Out Plan requesting ABHES allow the classes that were affected by the loss of accreditation to be able to complete their program here at FIU and graduate from an accredited school. ABHES granted the request to continue accreditation to June 23, 2023 to Teach-Out the students in the Teach-Out plan. The request was granted for our October 2021 (12 students), January 2022 (15) , April 2022 (13 students) and July 2022 classes (14 students).

After receipt of FIU’s decision not to continue with the appeals process as outlined in the ABHES Commission’s August 11, 2022 letter, The Commission’s action to withdraw accreditation is final effective October 6, 2022. ABHES letter dated October 5, 2022 directs FIU to periodically update the Commission on the status of the students in the Teach-Out Plan until the final date of June 23, 2023.

FIU has no intention of closing the school. Beginning September 27, 2022, the school will operate as a non-accredited school. We will continue to provide the same quality education in ultrasound that we have provided for the last 46 years.

Florida Institute of Ultrasound, Inc. has the financial capability to carry out its mission and is able to meet all financial obligations to operate for existing and future students. FIU will continue to enroll students with the following methods of payment – in-school cash payment plans, Florida Prepaid, outside scholarships presented to the school by students and the consideration of other payment options.

The School will continue to provide the students with the agreed upon instruction as outlined in the School’s catalog. Faculty and staff will continue to train the students to the same standard as any other student who has previously graduated. FIU will continue to follow and adhere to the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education’s educational standards and guidelines.

Students in the Teach-Out Program will have the opportunity to continue to receive their education through FIU. If a student chooses to transfer to another program, the School will provide documentation of their attendance and progress in the program by way of an official transcript. If a student chooses to withdraw from the program, refunds will be calculated using the Institutions pro-rata refund policy. This information will be provided to students through their email address on file.

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