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Here are the answers to the questions we are commonly asked about the application process, studying online, tuition, financial aid, transfer credits and U.S. military benefits.
Yes, you can discuss your options with one of our friendly enrollment counselors. To get in contact with one of them, you can call (844) 724-7243 or complete the form on our Get Started page.
There is no application fee.
We offer online programs in areas including nursing and business. To view all of our programs, visit the Online Degrees page.
Yes, you can receive financial aid every year. However, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for each academic year in order to receive financial assistance.
If you have any financial aid remaining after the fall and spring semesters, it may be applied toward courses during summer terms.
You may be able to find scholarships from outside sources. To view a list of scholarship search engines, visit our Financial Aid page.
The FAFSA is available for the next academic year on Oct. 1. We strongly recommend that you apply for financial aid as soon as possible.
No, Emmanuel College does not offer any institutional scholarships or grants to online students.
There is financial aid available for our online students. We offer federal student loans, grants and scholarships. For information regarding financial aid options, visit our Financial Aid page.
Yes, we strongly recommend that you complete the FAFSA even if you think you do not qualify for any financial assistance. There may be financial aid programs that you are eligible for but are unaware of.
Emmanuel College’s federal school code is 002147.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, is the form that needs to be completed each academic year in order for you to receive federal and state loans, grants and scholarships to help fund your online education.
Emmanuel College’s financial aid process is simple. You must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using our school code (002147). Once we receive your information, we will determine which financial assistance you are eligible for. For information about the financial aid process, visit our Financial Aid page.
When completing the FAFSA, you should use the information from your federal tax returns for two years prior. For example, for the 2019–2020 academic year, you should use your 2017 tax return information. For information about the financial aid process, visit our Financial Aid page.
If you have financial aid funds left over after they are applied toward your tuition costs, you may use them for your textbooks and supplies. However, there is no guarantee that your books and supplies will be covered by your financial aid awards.
Your financial aid will be disbursed directly to Emmanuel College.
Military and Veterans
Yes, you can use your military benefits to pay for textbooks and other course materials.
Payments from your military benefits will be sent directly to Emmanuel College from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and funds will be applied toward tuition. You will also receive funds for course materials and textbooks.
Yes, you can receive military education benefits if you are an eligible member of the U.S. military or a veteran. Emmanuel College accepts Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits and proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program. For additional information about military education benefits, visit our Military & Veterans page.
No, our online programs are asynchronous, meaning that you don’t have to log in to courses at a specific time.
Our online classes are asynchronous, meaning that you don’t have to log in at specific times to complete your studies. Classes are only seven weeks, so you can concentrate on one or two courses at a time instead of four or five.
The time it takes to earn your degree varies depending on the program. For example, our RN to BSN program can be completed in 16 months, and our B.S. in Business Administration program may take up to four years, depending on transfer credits. To learn how long degree completion takes, visit your online program’s page.
You can expect to spend about 12 to 15 hours each week for your studies throughout the duration of your online program.
While earning your degree online can have its perks, it requires self-discipline and self-motivation. You must keep track of deadlines and have good communication skills in case you have questions about the subject material. You also need a good internet connection so that you can access your course materials and submit assignments.
While you are enrolled in one of our online programs, you will have access to our library, career services and more. You will also receive personalized attention from our faculty, enrollment counselors, advisors and other staff. To learn about the perks of studying online, visit our Benefits of Online Learning page.
All of our programs are fully online, so there are no requirements to come to campus. However, you are welcome to visit campus at any time to use our library, career services and more.
Yes, you can earn credits from any International Baccalaureate exams you have taken. For information, visit our Transfer Students page.
Yes, you may transfer credits to your online program. For information regarding what credits can be applied to your program, visit our Transfer Students page.
The amount of credits you may transfer to your online program varies. You can transfer up to 96 credits to our RN to BSN program, up to 80 to our B.S. in Business Administration program and six credits to our MBA program. For information about how many credits you can transfer for each program, visit our Transfer Students page.
Tuition and Costs
No, we do not charge any fees in addition to tuition.
Tuition costs vary depending on the online program. You can view a list of the tuition rates for each of our programs on our Tuition Costs page.
We do not currently offer a payment plan for our online students. However, you can easily make payments online. Visit our Tuition Costs page for information.
You will be billed for your tuition costs about four weeks prior to the start of the semester. When your account statement is available, you will receive a notification at your Emmanuel College email address.
After you have applied and been accepted for admission to Emmanuel College, you can log into your student account to enroll in your courses. Your enrollment counselor can assist you with the process.
Our online programs offer you the flexibility to study at your own pace at a place of your choosing. You’ll also receive top-notch support throughout your education. For information on studying online, visit our Benefits of Online Learning page.
There are six start dates throughout the academic year — two for each semester. To view our start dates, visit our Academic Calendar page.