Highlands College is an immersive experience to help you answer God’s calling on your life.

Highlands College will work with you and your family to develop a financial plan that suits you. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are also pleased to offer several new scholarship opportunities for traditional new and returning students.

HIGHLANDS COLLEGE TUITION: TRADITIONAL PROGRAM

TOTAL ESTIMATED COSTS
TOTAL ESTIMATED COSTS
HIGHLANDS COLLEGE ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Tuition
$3,300
Per Semester
HC Fit
$900
Per Semester
SEU ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Tuition*
$395
Per Credit Hour
Technology Fee
$150
Per Semester
HC Fit
$900
Per Semester
HIGHLANDS COLLEGE TUITION: EVENING PROGRAM
PROGRAM OPTION
CORE
$750
Per Semester
CORE Plus
$1,500
Per Semester

There is a $50 non-refundable application fee ($100 for international applicants). A $250 enrollment deposit must be submitted as part of the confirmation process once you have made a final decision to attend Highlands College. The enrollment deposit is applied toward your tuition and is non-refundable after the drop date for each semester.

Traditional Scholarship Opportunities

Highlands College has the following scholarships opportunities available.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
TORCHBEARER SCHOLARSHIP
$4,200 Per Semester
Renewable - Must Maintain a 3.0 GPA

High school seniors

  • 4.0 high school GPA
  • Active Service in a Local Church or Ministry

Transfer students

  • 4.0 GPA for 24 or more earned college credit hours
  • Active Service in a Local Church or Ministry
SCHOLASTIC SCHOLARSHIP
$3,300 Per Semester
For 2 Semesters

High school seniors

  • 3.7 high school GPA

Transfer students

  • 3.7 GPA for 24 or more earned college credit hours
  • Current Highlands College students
  • Completed 1 full semester at Highlands College

Current Students

  • 3.7 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Good standing
SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
$2,000 Per Semester
For 2 Semesters

High school seniors

  • 3.0 high school GPA
  • Active Service in a Local Church or Ministry
  • Student essay demonstrating ministry calling and vision

Transfer students

  • 3.0 GPA earned for 24 or more earned college credit hours
  • Active Service in a Local Church or Ministry
  • Student essay demonstrating ministry calling and vision
ROBERT HODGES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$3,300 Per Semester
Renewable - Must Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Awarded to an incoming student
  • Member of Church of the Highlands
BILLY HORNSBY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$3,300 Per Semester
Renewable - Must Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Awarded to an incoming student
  • Child of a pastor of an ARC-member church
PILLAR SCHOLARSHIP
$500 Per Semester
  • Awarded to four current students
  • Awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence in one of Highlands College’s four pillars: Ministry Training, Academic Excellence, Character Development, Spiritual Development
  • Current student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$5,000 Per Semester
Renewable - Must Maintain a 3.5 GPA
  • Awarded to a current student
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FINANCIAL NEED SCHOLARSHIP

Financial Need Scholarships are supplemental scholarships awarded to fill an unmet financial need of ideal incoming Highlands College students and to assist incoming students undergoing financial hardship. Scholarships are awarded at varying levels according to need, household income, academic credentials, and other factors.

Financial Need Scholarships require a separate application from the standard scholarship application. If you would like to receive consideration for a Financial Need Scholarship, please notify your Admissions Coach.

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Housing Costs

If you are a traditional student and choose to live in Highlands College housing as 80% of our students do,
you can expect to pay the following rates:

NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

LEASE TERMS

COST

3 10 Months $440 per occupant per month
2 10 Months $500 per occupant per month

Each student is required to pay a $100 non-refundable housing application fee. Payments are due by the 1st of every month and a $100 late fee will be charged after the 5th of every month.

Tuition FAQs

For Highlands College Associate Degree students, books average $300 per semester. For SEU Associate Degree students, books average $600/semester.

The Highlands College Associate Degree payment option:

  •    $1100 due by the first day of class
  •    $550 due on Sept 1
  •    $550 due on Oct 1
  •    $550 due on Nov 1
  •    $550 due on Dec 1

The Evening Program payment plan allows you to make 2 payments toward your tuition/fees over the course of the semester. One payment at the beginning of the semester and one payment halfway through the semester.

Degree-seeking students, please consult with our SEU representative, Cass Bussey, on payment plan options. You can email her at Cybussey@seu.edu.

Because we are committed to the holistic development of our students, traditional students participate in a health and wellness program we call “HC Fit.” The core components of the health and wellness plan include a meal plan of healthy, high-quality food and access to top-notch fitness facilities. HC Fit is an integral part of our curriculum and required for all traditional students.

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