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Now Offering 3-Year Degrees!

February 15, 2017

Announcing 3-year Programs

Cedarville is always looking for ways to help make our distinctly Christian education affordable and accessible for more families. Beginning fall 2017, Cedarville will begin offering three-year undergraduate degree options. What a great way for your student to fast-track their college experience and save money on your 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!

Students can choose from 12 popular programs:

  • Biology 
  • Communication (three tracks)
  • English
  • Finance 
  • History
  • Management (two tracks)
  • Marketing 
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Psychology (four tracks)
  • Social Work
  • Youth Ministries
  • And more are on the way!

Visit the three-year programs website for more information and explore the possibility of a three-year degree program for your student.

Posted in Academics Affordability

Thoughtful Answers to 5 Important Questions Parents Are Asking about College Affordability

February 3, 2017

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We understand that choosing a college for your son or daughter is a big decision. As you help your student work through the process, you probably have a lot of questions.

In today's post, we provide thoughtful answers to 5 of the most common questions we hear from parents. As always, you may also contact our Admissions office at 1-800-CEDARVILLE. We are here to serve you in any way we can!

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Posted in Admissions Affordability Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Financial Aid

How the Graduation Rate of a College Can Save You Money

January 9, 2017

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We all know students who started their four-year college journey… six years ago. Whether they are struggling to pass classes, basking in the learning experience, or simply switching their major too many times, their college education can quickly acquire an even larger price tag when eight semesters turn into 12.

One of the best ways a university can save you money is to help your student graduate on time. Consider the additional costs if students take five or more years to finish. Consider the cost if they never complete their educational goals!

At Cedarville, we make it a priority to help students graduate on time, saving them money but more importantly, allowing them to begin using their career to make an impact for Christ sooner. 

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Posted in Academics Admissions Affordability Careers Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

When Will My Student Receive a Financial Aid Package?

November 18, 2016

FAFSA logoWith changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opening date this year, universities like Cedarville are now able to award financial aid packages up to three months earlier than before.

The FAFSA opened on October 1 (instead of January 1), and families were able to use tax information from two years ago to complete it (known as prior-prior year or PPY). This allows you to complete your FAFSA much sooner, without having to wait until the current year tax information is complete.

The good news for students and their families is they will now know much sooner what the final cost of their education will be, allowing them to make their final college decision earlier in their senior year.

Cedarville University plans to send award notifications to new incoming students in January

If you have not yet completed the FAFSA, visit fafsa.gov and complete it soon or check out our FAFSA filing instructions!

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Posted in Financial Aid Affordability

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