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Did You Know Cedarville Offers 3-Year Degree Completion Options?

October 8, 2019

 Students sitting outside - Three-Year Options

Cedarville is always looking for ways to help make our distinctly Christian education more affordable and accessible for families. One way we do that is by offering three-year completion plans for many of our popular undergraduate degrees.

What a great way for students to fast-track their college experience and save money on overall education expenses. You could reduce your college bill by $15,000 or more. And, your student would enter the workforce and begin earning a salary one year sooner, making the value of a three-year degree $50,000 or more!

Read today's post to learn more about three-year completion plans available to your student at Cedarville.

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Expert Tips to Help You Complete the FAFSA

October 1, 2019

FAFSA logoThe FAFSA opens today, October 1. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required to access all need-based scholarships at Cedarville as well as state and federal grants.

But if you’re like most parents — especially if this is your first child heading to college — the FAFSA can seem overwhelming.

We'd like to help!

Our financial aid team has put together some resources to help you understand the FAFSA so you can successfully complete it and avoid unnecessary errors or processing delays. You'll find tips that will assist you as you complete this important step in your student's college journey.

 

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High School Students Can Take College Courses and Save Money

May 22, 2019

College Now LogoYou may be getting ready to send one child off to college, but do you still have other children at home? Cedarville University has an opportunity for them as well! Our College Now program allows students to enroll in college-level courses while they’re still in high school, potentially saving thousands on their total college costs.

As part of Cedarville’s College Now program, high school students can:

  • Study with top Cedarville professors who will challenge them to think deeply and apply biblical principles to what they are learning 
  • Get a head start on college, potentially saving both time and money in completing their degree 
  • Gain confidence that they’ll excel at college-level academics
  • Save (a lot!) on tuition

And, if you’re an Ohio resident, your student may be able to take courses for FREE through Ohio’s College Credit Plus program. Those outside of Ohio can take advantage of greatly reduced costs though our Family Pay Option.

There's still time to enroll for fall classes, which begin August 21, 2019. However, deadlines for Ohio private and homeschooled students to apply for state funding for this year have passed.

Check out our website to learn more and encourage your high school student to start College Now!

Posted in Admissions Affordability College Now

How SAT/ACT Prep Courses Can Save You Money

May 15, 2019

pencil in hand completing standardized test answersIf you are the parent of a high school junior, you and your student have probably already started thinking about ACT and SAT standardized tests. You likely know that colleges use these scores when making admissions decisions, but did you know that schools also use them when awarding scholarships? Today's post explains how taking the extra time – and perhaps spending a little extra money – to take test prep courses for standardized tests can pay off big for your student. We'll also provide some helpful resources to get your student started.   

We wish your student success on the first step of the college journey!

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P.S. Cedarville University just announced last week that we will accept the Classic Learning Test as another standardized test option to be considered for admission. Learn more.

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Posted in Admissions Affordability Financial Aid