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Florida Prepaid Plan (FPP) is a state administered program managed by the Florida Prepaid College Board. Florida Prepaid plans are Educational Savings Plans purchased on behalf of a student to be used at an educational institution. There are several plans; all entitle the student to a set number of credits (60 or 120), the traditional FPP Tuition plan covers 4-year tuition of 120 credits.

For more detail information regarding Florida Prepaid Plans, you can contact the Florida Prepaid College Board at 1-800-552-4723.


Florida Prepaid Calculator

This calculator will help you estimate the amount of your Florida Prepaid benefit for the term based on the number of credits that you are enrolled in and the type of plan you have. Please know that Florida Prepaid will not cover 100% of your charges at FIU. Regardless of the plan purchased campus fees are not covered and will need to be paid out of pocket. Please visit the Florida Prepaid website for more information on the different plans and their coverage on the Florida Prepaid website or review our coverage chart here: FPP Coverage Chart Per Plan Purchased.

The following estimate is only for the Florida Prepaid benefit (FPP payout amount). To get an estimate of the tuition charges please see our Tuition Calculator.

General Information

Is your Florida Pre-Paid contract year prior to July 1, 2007
Did you purchase the optional Local Fees Plan?
Did you purchase the optional Differential Fee Plan?

Benefit Summary Per Term

Pay with Prepaid

At FIU, students participating in the Florida Prepaid College Program will not have to show their Florida Prepaid cards to verify that they are participants. You simply need to verify that your Social Security Number and Date of Birth are correct in both the FIU and Florida Prepaid systems.

Florida Prepaid will automatically reflect on your account by the last day to pay as long as you are registered at FIU. Prior to enrollment registration, we recommend contacting Florida prepaid to verify the status of your Florida Prepaid plan, ensuring your Social Security Number and Date of Birth are correct and active in their system on the Florida Prepaid Plan website.


Florida Prepaid Frequently Asked Questions: 

When does FIU invoice Florida Prepaid?

  • Florida Prepaid students will have their Florida Prepaid accounts billed automatically after enrollment reinstatement of “B” session every semester based on the number of credit hours enrolled.

How will FIU invoice Florida Prepaid account?

  • Billing will be automatic based on the number of credit hours a student is enrolled in each term.

When will my Florida Prepaid be applied towards my account balance?

  • Students with Florida Prepaid plan will see a temporary credit posted approximately 2‐3 business days from enrolling in classes.

When do I pay my remaining balance?

  • All tuition and fees not covered by your Florida Prepaid plan (including those not covered by Financial Aid) must be paid by the last day to pay deadline. For this date, please visit for the academic calendar.

Can I sign up for a payment plan if I have Florida Prepaid?

  • Yes

What will happen if I cash out or freeze my Florida Prepaid plan in the middle of the semester?

  • The temporary credit posted will be reversed and the student will be subject to the Tuition Differential fee.

Exemptions to the Tuition Differential

  • Students with Florida Pre-Paid contracts prior to July 1, 2007, or recipients of a STARS or Take Stock in Children Scholarships are exempt from Tuition Differential as long as the account is being actively billed by FIU and credits are available.

What do I do if I do not want my Florida Prepaid account billed?

  • If you do not want Florida Prepaid to be billed for a particular semester, you must submit an Opt-out form by add/drop period each term. For this date, please visit for the academic calendar.

Opt Out

If you do not want the university to bill Florida Prepaid you must submit the Florida Prepaid Opt-Out Form before to the last day to add/drop courses in order to have your account inactivated for the semester.


You will need to submit a new opt-out form at the beginning of each semester you do not want prepaid to be billed.

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Last updated: April 11, 2024

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