Payment Options for Your Massage Therapy Education

Invest in Your Future

Embark on a fulfilling career as a certified massage therapist with our comprehensive Neuromuscular & Massage Therapy diploma program at NC Massage School. We understand that financing your education can be daunting, so we offer various payment options to fit your budget. Whether you choose our in-house financing plan or opt for the pay-in-full option, our affordable payment plans make it possible for you to receive the highest quality massage therapy education.

Payment Terms for Our Massage Therapy Diploma Program

Using our in-house financing option, your monthly payments could be as little as $284!!

Tuition Payments:

    • Non-refundable deposit of $1,200.00 is due upon acceptance.
    • Tuition down payment of $1,500.00 is due four weeks before the program begins.
    • Balance of $6,200.00 must be paid on or before the first day of class (unless financing).
    • The total cost for tuition is $8,925.

Pay in Full Option:

    • $300 Pre-payment Discount – Full tuition payment two weeks before classes start provides a $300 discount, plus the savings on fees associated with the monthly payment program.
    • Note: Pay in full option can be cash, check, credit card, or through private educational and or personal loan programs.

External Financing with Meritize

NC Massage has teamed up with Meritize to offer our students a unique financing option. Meritize works with students, educators, and employers to help people excel in skills-based careers.

Meritize knows you are more than your credit score, and that is why they look at your past achievements to potentially enhance your loan options.

A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for students include:

  • Fixed and variable interest rates available**
  • Flexible payment options, including deferring full principal and interest payments until 3 months after you complete your training
  • Customer support available 5 days a week
  • 0.25% interest rate deduction once you begin full repayment on your loan, if you sign up for autopay

Checking your loan options with Meritize has never been easier. You can fill out a short application to check your loan options without impacting your credit score.

If loan options are available to you, Meritize will request your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:

    • Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
    • Military Experience (DD214)

Want to learn more? Check out their FAQ page here: or give them a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? Apply here:

In-House Financing Plan

Students may apply to use the NCMS In-House Tuition Financing Plan, with the tuition balance (plus a 10% financing fee) paid in monthly installments as follows:

    • Full-Time Program: six monthly payments of $1,137/mo.
    • Part-Time Program: twelve monthly payments of $568/mo
    • Full-Time Program: eighteen monthly payments of $379/mo
    • Part-Time Program: twenty-four monthly payments of $284/mo

Approved Provider of the Veterans and Military Educational Benefits Program. 

The North Carolina State Approving Agency approves the NC Massage School 650-hour Massage Diploma Program to enroll veterans, military, and other eligible persons for educational assistance by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. 

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*NC Massage School does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. (“Meritize”).

Meritize Lending, LLC, NMLS ID 1661035 (NMLS Consumer Access
Meritize Financial, Inc. NMLS ID 1986399 (NMLS Consumer Access

Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IN, ME, NV, VT, WI, PR. All rights reserved.

**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.
*Variable rates are subject to change.

The information on this document is the most up to date as of April 1, 2023. Please see Meritize website for additional details.


We provide personalized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage, focusing on advanced-level professional careers, continuing education, and personal growth. Our philosophy is rooted in a holistic approach, which encourages our students to explore personal development of the mind, body, and spirit.


“What has impressed me the most is the instructor’s teaching style. While it is accepted that certain protocols must be followed, their hands-on approach is informative and encouraging.”

– Kaitlyn Boullosa

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20525 North Main Street Cornelius, NC 28031
Phone: (704) 896-2636

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