Financial Aid

The Student Financial Services office is committed to serve God by serving our students. 

50 most affordable collegesWe exist to serve our students by assisting them to obtain financial resources so they can pursue their educational and professional goals and excel as influencers in our world for Christ. Cornerstone University is a privately funded institution-yet our students are never without ample financial support to help them succeed. In fact, 100% of incoming first-time freshmen receive aid from scholarships, grants, and loans, with aid packages averaging $23,811 for our full-time, degree seeking students who enrolled for the Fall 2014 semester. Cornerstone University was also named by Christian Universities Online (2014) in the top "50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the U.S." 


Important Dates

February 2015


Contact Information

The student financial services office is located in the Ketcham Building
Regular office hours are Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. 

Phone: 616.222.1424 | Fax: 616.222.1400 
E-mail: financial.aid@cornerstone.edu

Traditional Undergraduate & Seminary

Carol Carpenter
Director of Student Financial Services
Heather Smith
Associate Director of Student Financial Services
VA Representative, Traditional Undergraduate Studies and Seminary
Paula Helbert
Financial Aid Counselor: Billing
Abby Hulst
Office Manager 
Linda Enright
Financial Aid Specialist
Levon Nauta
Student Financial Services Assistant

Professional & Graduate Studies

Carol Nixon
Financial Aid Specialist
Serving students with last names A-G
Ken Myers
Financial Aid Specialist
Serving students with last names H-P
Kim Desgranges
Financial Aid Specialist 
VA Representative
Serving students with last names Q-Z