Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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New Students

We’re dedicated to seeing you reach your God-given potential. Through an innovative format option and practical curriculum you can take right into your world, you’ll advance in your professional goals with confidence and influence. Follow these steps as we partner together in equipping you to launch your step.

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Meet Your Enrollment Counselor

Start your enrollment journey with the information and confidence you need to take the next step in making a difference in your work and your community. In this virtual or in-person meeting, you’ll navigate through your educational background, personal and professional goals, financial aid, payment options and next steps in the application process.

Schedule Appointment

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Complete Your Application

Joining a program is as easy as completing your online application. Create a secure account and move through the application by responding to questions regarding your educational goals, your chosen degree program, contact information and how you intend to pay for this investment. You also may need to submit supplementary documents such as your resume, teaching credentials and requests for recommendations. The application fee for master’s programs is $25 while the doctoral program application is $50. You can waive that fee by recommending a friend to consider joining a program at PGS.

Begin My Application

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Request Transcripts

Confirming your educational history is an important part of your enrollment process. As you advance your education, you’ll need to provide official transcripts of your academic record from your previous college or university that verifies your standing. As a service to you, we request your transcripts and cover the fees on your behalf so you’ll have one less thing to worry. All you need to do is connect with your counselor and sign a transcript release form. We’ll let you know if your previous school requires to you request the transcript yourself.

Request Transcripts

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Complete the Student Financial Success Guide

Begin your program on the right financial track by completing your Student Financial Success Guide. This form provides important information about financial policies and the use of financial aid. You’ll also be able to indicate your payment method(s).

Complete the Guide

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Reserve Your Spot

Before you start your program, you’ll need to submit your reservation fee. This fee saves your spot in an upcoming cohort. In this reservation fee form, you’ll provide your contact information and payment information. Remember that if you choose to pay by debit or credit card, there’s a small 2.5% processing fee ($0.75). After submitting your reservation fee, you’ll receive an email to confirm your payment. If you are applying for the Doctor of Education of Organizational Leadership program, you are not required to submit this fee.

Pay Reservation Fee

Important Dates

We’re here to help you stay on track throughout the enrollment process. Here are some important dates to keep in mind.

FAFSA Deadline

Your FAFSA may be completed at any time. You’ll need to file each year in order to qualify for that award year.

TEACH Grant Deadline

The annual certification deadline to be eligible for the TEACH Grant must be completed by Oct. 31 of each year.

Ed.D. Admission Materials Deadline

Admission materials for the upcoming 2021 cohort is March 2021.

Program Start Dates

Cornerstone University’s Professional & Graduate Studies programs use rolling admission, which means that a new cohort can start at anytime of the year once there are enough students to start a new group. To see when the program you’re interested in is scheduled to start, see our degree program pages or connect with our enrollment team.

PGS makes it very flexible with your timeframe, whether you have kids or a full-time job. It’s definitely doable.

Micah Meendering (M.B.A. ’17)

Things to Know

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are not the same for every Professional & Graduate Studies program. To see what the admission requirements are for the program you are interested in, see our degree program pages.

Tuition and Fees

Since not all PGS programs have the same number of credits or the same resource fees, there is no single, flat cost for PGS programs as a whole. To see the estimated cost and breakdown for the program your interested in, see our tuition and fees page.

Meet Your Counselor

Our enrollment team is dedicated to empowering you to advance in your goals and meet you where you’re at. They eagerly engage in conversations as you share what motivates you to take your next step and provide encouragement in ensuring that this is an investment you are not only capable of but also is in a space where you can thrive.

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.