International Bank Transfers

Grinnell College has two options for international payments, Flywire and TransferMate.


Grinnell College partners with Flywire to offer you an innovative way to make international tuition payments. Developed with the international student in mind, Flywire offers a simple, secure and cost-effective method for transferring and processing payments in international currencies.

By offering favorable conversion rates unmatched by larger financial institutions, Flywire enables you to save money on your payments to us. The Flywire method will capture all of your student information at the time of payment, which gives you peace of mind that your payment can be quickly and accurately credited to your account. The student dashboard will allow you to track where your payment is in the transfer process. Additionally, Flywire will send you a confirmation email as soon as the payment has been deposited into our bank account.

We are confident you will find the process to be simple and the student dashboard a valuable tool.

Go to Flywire to begin the payment process.

Protecting International Students and Their Families From Scams

Flywire has become aware of scams targeting international students, and they have created a page containing tips to help payers avoid falling victim to these scams: How International Students Can Avoid Tuition Payment Scams.


Grinnell College has teamed up with TransferMate to provide a streamlined and secure payment method directly through your online student account that also reduces bank fees and improves your payment experience. With TransferMate, students can pay tuition and fees in their local currency from nearly any country.

What are the benefits?

  • Accurate currency conversions
  • Competitive exchange rates
  • Local currency payment methods
  • Faster payment posting to your student account
  • Exceptional customer service

Get started by logging into your online student account or Authorized User accountWatch the TransferMate video for a quick demo (transcript available).


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