Become A Student

Tuition & Fees

The registration of a student signifies the assumption of definite obligations between the student and the Seminary or Bible College. It’s an agreement by the student to fulfill his or her financial responsiblities.

Tuition for the resident and online undergraduate degree (or diploma) program is $238.33 per credit hour or $715.00 per three credit hours.

Tuition for the resident and online graduate degree (or certificate) programs is $333.33 per credit hour or $1000.00 per three credit hours.

Field experience for both resident and online education (Graduate and Undergraduate) is $75.

Tuition for the Doctor of Ministry is $1250.00 per three credit hours in residency or online education. All other fees and policies apply to students in the D.Min. program.

Tuition for the Doctor of Philosophy is $1250.00 per three credit hours in residency. All other fees and policies apply to students in the Ph.D. program.

Tuition for Continuing Education Credits (CEU) is $90.00 per three credit hours.

Tuition for Audit is $90.00 per three credit hours.

All tuition and fees are due and payable on the first day of the semester in which a student is enrolled unless other arrangements have been made with the office of Student Accounts at jjoyner@ses.edu.

Payment plans are offered for students in good standing and may be established with Student Accounts.  A debit or credit card is required for automatic billing each month.  Payment plans are not offered for Modules.  All payment plans must be completed by the last day of the semester in which a student is enrolled.  Please contact Jill Joyner at jjoyner@ses.edu for further details.

Fees

An Application Fee for audit, non-degree credit, Bible College, and seminary students is $50. For the D.Min. and Ph.D. program, the application fee is $60.

A Course Registration Fee of $10 per course will be required for each course registered.  This fee is non-refundable.

A Student Services Fee of $15 is required for all degree and no-degree students each semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer) of enrollment as a resident and/or online-education student.

A Technology Fee of $130 will be assessed each semester. Semesters are considered Fall, Summer, and Spring. Winter will be included with the Spring semester. This is required for all students (degree and non-degree) of enrollment as a resident and/or online-education student.

A Reinstating Fee of $25 applies to students who have officially withdrawn from studies for more than one year, and wish to be reinstated.

A Graduation Fee of $50 must accompany any Candidacy for a Degree form. This fee is non-refundable and is required before a student will be presented as a degree candidate.

A Late Fee of $25 will be assessed per month for any delinquent account.

Veterans Benefits

The programs of education at SES are approved by the North Carolina State Approving agency for the enrollment of persons eligible for education assistance benefits from the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.). Entitled veterans, participants in the Montgomery G.I. Bill contribution programs, active duty military in voluntary education programs, drilling National Guard, drilling Reservists, and eligible spouses and offspring who have applied, met all admissions criteria, been fully accepted, and actively matriculated may be certified to the V.A. Regional office as enrolled and in pursuit of an approved program of education. For information about monetary benefits, contact your local U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office.

Refund Policy

The refund policy for those who officially drop courses is as follows:

Semester OnCampus/Streaming/Online courses:
1. Courses dropped before the end of the first week – 100% refund of tuition.
2. Courses dropped before the end of the second week – 50% refund of tuition.
3. Courses dropped before the end of the third week – 25% refund of tuition.
4. Course dropped after after the end of the third week – no refund.

Module OnCampus/Streaming courses:
1. Courses dropped by the end of the first 4 hours – 100% refund of tuition.
2. Courses dropped by the end of the first 8 hours – 50% refund of tuition.
3. Courses dropped after the first 8 hours of class – no refund.

FAILURE TO ATTEND CLASS (RESIDENT AND ONLINE) DOES NOT CONSTITUTE WITHDRAWAL.  IT  IS  THE  STUDENT’S  RESPONSIBILITY  TO  COMPLETE  THE  APPROPRIATE FORM FOR WITHDRAWING FROM A COURSE.

Courses are officially withdrawn when a Withdrawal form has been signed by the instructor and has been turned in to the Registrar’s office. The Registrar will inform the Business Office of the refund allowed. Please allow four (4) weeks for a refund.