Smart Tuition and peerTransfer Enter Partnership to Help International Tuition Payers

Smart Tuition and peerTransfer are pleased to announce their new partnership extending international payment processing to families paying for students attending private schools.

When tuition is due, families residing outside the United States can quickly and easily utilize the peerTransfer option on Smart Tuition’s payment portal. This new partnership will benefit both tuition payers and private schools.

Smart Tuition provides billing solutions to private and faith-based kindergarten through grade 12 schools. peerTransfer, used by over 500 institutions across the globe, is the leading provider of efficient and economical global payment solutions for the education industry.

“We are excited to offer, together with Smart Tuition, a streamlined payment process that focuses on the unique needs of international families from around the world,” said Mike Massaro, peerTransfer’s Chief Executive Officer. “The partnership signifies a lasting commitment to provide the best tuition payment experience for both families and schools.“

The integration between Smart Tuition and peerTransfer benefits the school and their families by eliminating redundancies and lowering fees associated with international payments. Families will enjoy discounted exchange rates, a convenient online experience and high-touch customer service when paying tuition and fees. Schools benefit from peerTransfer’s free solution because they save time and money by improving the processing and posting of international payments. In addition, peerTransfer acts as an extension of the campus, providing customer support and advice to international payers.

“This collaboration provides a secure and efficient way for schools to accept payments from payers throughout the world,” said Matt Knapp, President of Smart Tuition. It further demonstrates Smart Tuition’s resolve to continually broaden services as seen most recently by the development of the education industry’s first mobile application for tuition payments.

About peerTransfer Corporation

peerTransfer is the leading provider of innovative global payment solutions for the education industry. The company enables thousands of international students and hundreds of institutions from all over the world to save time and money when making or receiving international payments. Compared to using traditional banks, students can save on lower fees, enjoy a more convenient online experience, and receive superior customer service when dealing with the complexities of international payments. Institutions benefit from peerTransfer’s free solution because they remain compliant with ever-changing international regulations and save time and money by improving the processing and posting of international payments. The company is headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in Europe.

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About Smart Tuition

Founded in 1989, Smart Tuition ( is the largest independently owned tuition payment service offered to parents at Pre K-12 private and faith-based schools. In a recent tuition management survey of 8000 parents from 48 states, respondents familiar with Smart Tuition and its competitors preferred Smart in all categories by an 8:1 margin. For more information about Smart Tuition or for a copy of the survey, contact us or visit the Smart Tuition website:

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