Consumer Info


General Information

  • Eligibility and awarding information for each type of award can be found on the Scholarships page . 
  • Federal, state and institutional need-based gift aid eligibility is primarily based on the information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
  • Financial aid is typically disbursed in two equal installments at the beginning of each semester shortly after the end of drop/add week. 
  • Title IV (Federal Student Aid) credit balances will be refunded to students within 14 days of the creation of the credit balance. 
  • View the cost of attendance and the institutional refund policy.

Institutional Cost

 Click the links below to view a list of institutional cost for Cornerstone University.

Traditional Undergraduate     Professional & Graduate Studies     Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Accreditation and State Authorization

Cornerstone University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, Cornerstone University is authorized to offer degree programs.  Click the link below to view Cornerstone University's degree programs.

CU Degrees

Graduation Rate Information

Undergraduate Cohort Year      




Graduation Rate  




 *A Cohort year graduation rate represents a freshmen class that has complete their first undergraduate degree in 6 years. 

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 requires institutions to obtain written consent from a student prior to releasing information from the student's education record to most sources outside the university. It is allowable for a school to release directory information which includes name, address, E-mail address, phone number, date and place of birth, major field of study, dates of attendance, degrees and awards, cumulative hours, participation in officially recognized sports and weight and height of athletes. As an enrolled student, you have the right to restrict the release of directory information. To restrict the release of directory information, contact the Registrar's office.

Equity in Athletics Disclosure

General Information Athletic Department Information
1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids,  MI 49525-5897 
Phone: 616-949-5300

Number of Full-time Undergraduates: 1,515       
Men: 596
Women: 919
Director: Dave Grube
1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids,  MI 49525-5897

Reporting Year: 6/1/2010 - 5/31/2011
Reporting Official: Mike Riemersma
Title: Assistant Athletics Director 
Phone: 616-222-1425
Sanctioning Body: NAIA Division II


To view the Cornerstone University's Equity in Athletics Disclosure Report click the link below and simply enter Cornerstone University in the Institution Name field once you are on the selection screen.


Equity in Athletics Disclosure

Campus Crime Statistics

View the Cornerstone University crime statistics reported to the Department of Education: Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis.  Click here for more information.

Voter Registration Information

Michigan residents can register to vote by completing the Michigan Voter Registration Application. More information is available on Michigan's Elections Web site.

Non-Michigan residents can use the National Mail Voter Registration Form to register in their state. This document includes information on how to register to vote in each state.

Third Party Services

Cornerstone University has contracted with several third-party servicers for various aspects of the Title IV aid process. Below is a list of those servicers and their responsibilities.

  • University Accounting Services – Performs Perkins loan billing, servicing, and NSLDS reporting functions.
  • National Student Loan Clearinghouse – Reports enrollment data to the NSLDS.
  • Synergis Educational Inc. – Recruits students for our PGS programs, posts aid to PGS student accounts, monitors and issues checks for Title IV credit balances, and collects on student accounts.
  • Reliant Capital Solutions – Collects on delinquent Perkins Loans, Institutional Loans and student accounts.
  • Advanced Educational Services - Provides payment options for students in traditional programs.
  • Williams & Fudge – Collects on delinquent Perkins Loans, Institutional Loans and student accounts.
  • General Revenue Corporation – Collects on delinquent Perkins Loans, Institutional Loans and student accounts for PGS students.
  • West Michigan Document Shredding – Destroys student information that is no longer required to be retained.
  • Tree of Life Bookstore, Inc. – Provides charge accounts for students with credit balances.
  • RMS - Collection agency

Financial Aid