These are the accepted methods for payment of a student's CalArts account.
CalArts partners with Tuition Management System (TMS) to enable online payments. Through the TMS  website, payments can be processed for tuition, fees, room, board and other student account-related balances. You may pay in full online by electronic check, from your checking or savings account. Please include the student’s name and ID number.
Call the Accounting Office at (661) 253-7846 to pay your balance due in full with Visa, Mastercharge, Discover, or American Express. Please have the student’s name and ID number available.
If paying by wire transfer, be sure to check with your bank the cost of the wire. The bank usually deducts the cost of the wire from the amount of money that you send, which in some instances may cause your payment to be short. Please use the following information:
Bank of America – Woodland Hills Branch
5945 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Make payable to:
California Institute of the Arts
Account # 1465-0-01460
Routing # 026-009-593
Swift Code – BOFAUS3N
Please include the student’s name and ID number.
If you are sending a payment from a non US bank account, CalArts has partnered up with Western Union (a.k.a. Travelex Global Business Payments) to expedite your payment and save all parties on wire fees. Please click link Western Union Info Sheet  for detailed information. To begin the payment process click link CalArts/Western Union international student payment portal and follow the steps to receive a statement with your rate quote which you will print out and take to your bank and instruct them to initiate the wire as soon as possible.
If you have any questions about the balance on your student account, please contact:
In an effort to help students and families meet their educational expenses, CalArts has partnered with Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to administer a monthly payment plan. CalArts payment plan is an Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan, handled by Tuition Management Systems, which allows you to divide tuition and other expenses into four smaller monthly payments spread out over the semester.
60 Livingston Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55107
Make payable to:
Tuition Management Systems
Account # 130117951140
Routing # 042000013
Swift Code – USBKUS44IMT
Please be sure to include the student’s name and TMS account number.
The Accounting Office is open from 9 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday, closed on Fridays Mid-May through the end of August. During these hours payments may be made in person via credit card, cash, personal check, cashier's check, traveler's check, and money order. All payments must be made in U.S. dollars; foreign currency will not be accepted.