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.

Create Without Ceasing

Take hold of your future today.

We’re here for you whenever you’re ready to take the next step. Whatever questions you have along the way, we’ll seek the answers together. The college decision process is a huge undertaking, and we don’t take your calling lightly. Check out the next steps below to set yourself on the right trajectory.

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Meet Your Admissions Counselor

Our admissions team is comprised of people who are passionate about the futures of students like you. Each one of them is equipped to answer your questions, from student life to financial aid. They are dedicated to helping you forge a path toward your degree program and your future.

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Start Your Application

It’s never too early to get started on your application. The sooner you apply, the sooner you can begin making plans for financial aid, class registration and prepare for your first year of college. Your admissions counselor is ready and willing to answer any questions you have about your application. By applying today, you are one step closer to a life-changing, transformative education.

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Schedule a Visit

The best way to learn more about Cornerstone is by scheduling a visit. Join us for a personalized visit with your admissions counselor or a virtual Golden Eagle Day for an experience tailored to fit what you’re looking for.

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Apply for Scholarships

Once you have been accepted to Cornerstone, you will be able to apply for a variety of scholarship opportunities based on academics, community involvement, athletics and more.

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Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Secure your spot at Cornerstone by paying your deposit.

Things To Know

Application Deadlines

Applications are available before Aug. 15 for the fall semester and before Jan. 15 for the winter semester. The application is free and available for interested freshmen, transfer and international students from around the globe.

Admission Requirements

Review our admission requirements for first-time freshmen students on our Admissions page!

Advanced Placement, CLEP & Other Exam Credits

If you are entering your freshman year of college with credits from advanced placement or similar exams, you can view credit equivalency guides on our Registrar page.

Tips for Filing the FAFSA

The FAFSA is an important aspect of your financial aid. It will determine whether you qualify for additional state and federal grants. You may be eligible to receive crucial aid that you don’t have to pay back. File your FAFSA by March 1 at fafsa.gov.

You can find tips for filing the FAFSA here.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

99% of first-year Cornerstone students receive financial aid. We have several institutional scholarships available to first-year students based on merit, need and academic program.

You might also be interested in calculating your estimated college cost with our net price calculator!

Tuition Deposit

Once you are accepted, your tuition deposit is due on May 1. This ensures that you have a place in the upcoming class and it prepares us to welcome you to campus. If you are an international student, your deposit looks a bit different. More details.

At Cornerstone, I feel at home. The quality education and the community life here equip me to be the man that God wants me to be.

Silvio Rodriguez (’21)

Meet Your Counselor

Each member of our admissions team is equipped with knowledge and expertise to provide you with a way forward. We will set you up with a counselor who is committed to helping you grow spiritually and intellectually. Together, we will find the best path for you.

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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.