Frequently asked questions
Who should apply to BU@TMC?
BU@TMC is for all high school graduates and interested young adults, looking to discover and embrace their God-given mission within a platform of vocational ministry or the marketplace.
How much does it cost?
Total cost is for one year of tuition and fees at BU@TMC. The price is based on 15 credits per semester, including 3 practicum hours. The cost will increase if the student registers for additional credits.
*For those eligible for the Pell Grant and Michigan State Grant, the out-of-pocket cost is substantially reduced.
Will credits from other colleges transfer or can I transfer credits from BU@CFW to another college?
Yes, although each school varies in what they will or will not accept, most general classes will transfer in or transfer out to other schools.
When can I apply?
Students are admitted in either the fall (classes begin in August) or spring (classes begin in January) semesters.
Is housing available?
Unfortunately, housing is not available.
Do I get to focus my practicum on a certain track?
Yes. Each student will have the opportunity to gain experience in their degree discipline.
What do I receive if I finish?
There are both two-year associate degrees and four-year bachelor degrees available from Bethel University. Both degrees offer valuable life experience, leadership development, and experience serving in the marketplace through local businesses, non-profits, and ministry experience through a host of church partners.
Is this an accredited program?
Yes, this program partners with Bethel University. Bethel University is a fully accredited institution authorized to award associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees.
Who is teaching the classes?
Bethel University will provide online courses for students, meaning you will be taught by BU professors.
Does the program offer financial aid or student loans?
BU@TMC enables enrolled students to pay for their college experience using federal financial aid. To know if you are eligible for such funding, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.studentaid.gov and maintain 12 credit hours each semester.
Many scholarships received from organizations outside of Bethel University can be applied to the cost of your education.
Bethel University will assist you in understanding all of your financial options.