Solutions for Schools

Emerging Market Incentive Interchange for Schools

Schools accept credit & debit cards for:

  • Tuition payment
  • Scrip sales
  • Auctions
  • Yearbooks
  • Booster Clubs
  • Sporting Events
  • Cafeteria Lunches
  • And other Fundraising Activities

A mix of payment tecnologies are used by Schools including stand alone terminals, retail POS register systems, eCommerce payment gateways and automated recurring billing. Consult with a Vantage payment specialist to find the proper solution for your School.

Quality vendor relationships are important. Understanding the differences between service providers is critical when determining who to select as your partner. Vantage features the best value package of price, terms, service, solutions and incentives available in the payments industry.

Incentive Rates for Schools

The incentive Interchange is available for both Swiped or Keyed methods of acceptance for Visa Credit & Debit (approximately 70% of card share) plus MasterCard Debit.

Get an instant merchant Interchange rate quote (select "Emerging Market" as your industry).

Vantage focuses on your bottom line cost of service and helps your organization qualify of the lowest possible Interchange rates available. We also eliminate the monthly minimum fee so you are not paying fees during the off season.

If your school elects to only accept MasterCard and not Visa, then registration is possible for the MasterCard Convenience Fee program which is open to educational institutions.

Free Check Guarantee Program

 Sign up for a Free Check Guarantee program for your school. No transaction fees, no discount rate, no setup or monthly fees or minimums.

  • All Checks up to $2,500 guaranteed
  • Eligible checks simply need a Name, Address and Phone Number
  • Available for K-12, public or private schools

Learn more with this School Guarantee Brochure and sign up using this School Agreement.

Superior Contract Terms
We make it easy to set up a merchant account to accept credit & debit cards.

  • No Application Fee
  • No Personal Guarantee Required
  • No Long Term Contract
  • No Early Termination Fees

Make a no risk decision to select Vantage as your merchant services provider.

Personal Service
Everyone is selling merchant services, but who is servicing merchants? Vantage is a full-service provider—we don’t outsource service. From sales, to deployment and implementation, to ongoing support, your account relationship team is all under one roof. Vantage provides a personal point of contact verses the standard mass call center approach to service found throughout the industry. We are your local payment system advocate.

Unique Incentives
We add value beyond what's available with your ordinary providers. If you like earning points & miles when you use a credit card, now you can earn rewards when you accept credit cards. Enroll in the Vantage Points program and redeem rewards at airline, hotel and gift card partners.

If your organization already accepts card payments, chances are Vantage will lower your costs. Let us provide a Free program comparison to prove it. Call us today to learn more about how we can help your school accept credit cards!