Office of Financial Aid

Federal School Code: 015024

Southeastern Baptist College’s Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping students and families reach Christian educational and career goals through the various financial aid programs available. Financial aid assists students and their families in paying for college and is available through federal, military, state, and institutional programs.

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid by phone at 601-426-6346 or email financialaid@southeasternbaptist.edu to assist you with the financial aid application process.

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FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Federal Student Aid is an office of the  United States Department of Education. 

You may go to https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa to complete the FAFSA application process. Southeastern Baptist College’s Federal School Code is 015024.

Campus-Based Financial Aid

There are several Campus-Based Financial Aid opportunities available at Southeastern Baptist College. If you’d like more information or to apply for one of these grants or scholarships, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. (financialaid@southeasternbaptist.edu).

Scholarships

The A.C.T. Scholarship – Students who make a composite score of 21 to 24 qualify for up to a one-half tuition scholarship, renewable each semester they complete a minimum of 12 hours and maintain a 3.00-grade point average (GPA). Students who make a composite score of 25 to 27 qualify for up to a three-quarter tuition scholarship, renewable each semester they complete a minimum of 12 hours and maintain a 3.25 GPA. Students who make a composite score of 28 or above qualify for up to a full-tuition scholarship, renewable each semester they complete a minimum of 12 hours and maintain a 3.50 GPA.

Institutional Grants

1. Meritorious Grants – Certain students find themselves falling between the cracks in the area of financial assistance. They do not qualify for traditional financial aid programs, yet they are unable to afford the total expense of a college education. To assist deserving students, Southeastern offers a limited number of grants based on the merit of the student and the intangible contributions the student can make to the college. The dollar amounts of the grants vary and are determined by the Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Financial Aid Administrator.

2. Youth Auxiliary Grants – Southeastern offers a grant to the person chosen each year as National Miss GMA, Mr. Galilean Senior of America, Miss GMA of Mississippi, and Mr. Galilean Senior of Mississippi. This grant covers up to full tuition. Recipients must enroll as incoming Freshmen and are required to take a minimum of 12 hours per semester and to maintain a GPA of 2.50.

3. H.A.N.D.S. – Is an acronym standing for Helping Attract New Desirable Students. The program is designed to encourage enrollment of prospective students in the churches of the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi and other churches that support Southeastern. Any student who is a member of a church associated with the Baptist Missionary Association of Mississippi, or member of a church which supports Southeastern Baptist College on a regular basis will be eligible for a grant of up to $400. No limit is set on the number of students who may benefit from a qualifying church. Recipients are required to be enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours per semester and to maintain a GPA of 2.00.

4. Baptist Pastor/Full-time Christian Workers Grant – A grant of up to $500 is offered to pastors/full-time Christian workers of Baptist churches. Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours per semester and maintain a GPA of 2.00 each semester. This grant also applies to the family members of Baptist pastors/full-time Christian workers who are still part of the household.

5. Supplemental Grant – Students who do not qualify for other scholarships or grants offered by the college may be eligible for a grant of up to $300. Such students must be enrolled in a degree program, take a minimum of 6 hours, and maintain a GPA of 2.00 each semester.

NON-CAMPUS BASED PROGRAMS

Military Financial Aid

Students who qualify for military benefits should contact the office of the Academic Dean for assistance.

1. Veterans Benefits – Qualified veterans may receive financial assistance for education through the Veterans Administration.

2. National Guard and Reserves – The National Guard and the military reserves have programs that help members of their organizations with their educational pursuits.

Rehabilitation Assistance

Financial assistance is available to qualified individuals through the Mississippi State Rehabilitation Office. Local rehabilitation counselors should be contacted. Phone numbers are listed under Vocational Rehabilitation.

Endowment Scholarships

Certain individuals, churches, and corporations have established scholarship funds for students who qualify. The Financial Aid Administrator works in conjunction with the Scholarship Committee and the donor to award these scholarships.

*SCHEDULE OF EXPENSES

Application Fee (one-time non-refundable fee)

Non-Degree-Seeking Student $25.00

Degree-Seeking Student $25.00

Tuition

For Credit

Tuition (per credit hour) $250.00

Non-Credit

Tuition to audit (per class) $200.00

FAST TRACK – Summer 2020

$375 (per class)

Other Charges

Registration Fee

3-8 Hours $50.00

9 Hours & above $75.00

Late Registration Fee $25.00 (when applicable)

Drop/Add Fee $25.00

Late Deferred Payment Fee $15.00

Machine Fee (per course) $50.00

Lab Fee (per course) $50.00

International Student Fee (per semester) $200.00

Graduation Fee $100.00

Second Degree Fee $25.00 (applicable when a student graduates with two degrees)

Certificate/Diploma Graduation Fee $25.00

Late Graduation Fee $25.00

Admin/Tech Fee $50.00

**Dorm Room (per semester, no meals) ***   $1000.00

FAST TRACK Summer Dorm Cost:  $500 (for summer session)

*The college reserves the right to change prices listed but will attempt to inform students well in advance

**A $100 Room maintenance fee and key security deposit are required before a room assignment can be made.

*** See Dorm Fee Registration Form