Cost of Attending Grace Baptist Bible College is committed to keeping the educational costs reasonable for students and their families. In order to make a Grace Baptist Bible College education affordable the College sets the cost at half the tuition cost of comparable institutions. Therefore, tuition cost at GBBC is $3,000.00 per semester and includes between 12-18 credit hours of instruction. Per credit hour cost is $250.00.
GBBC bills students at the beginning of each semester. After finishing the registration process, billing statements will be available on the Student Portal. Students can access their accounts anytime using the Student Portal.
In addition, students are responsible for the cost of books (estimated around $300 dollars per semester) and personal expenses.
Description of Charges
Full-time tuition (12-18 credits) is $3,000 per semester. Non degree-seeking or degree-seeking students taking less than 12 credits or more than 18 credits are charged at a rate of $250 per credit hour.
The charge for degree seeking or non-degree seeking students to audit a course is $125 per credit hour (one-half the published tuition rate). However, special discounts are often made available for auditing a night course or a module. You may contact the college office for additional information.
Students are charged a $50 registration fee during their pre-registration for each semester. If students register late, they will be charged an additional $50 for a late registration fee. See school calendar at the end of the catalog for specifics on date.
Students who drop or add a course will be assessed a $10 processing fee.
All seniors will pay a $150 graduation fee during their last semester.
Students or graduates who desire an official transcript will receive a $5 processing fee. Please contact the registrar for such a request.
Books may be purchased through a variety of online sources. Textbook information for any given semester will be available six weeks prior to the semester (see our online bookstore via our website). Students should purchase and have books available on the first day of class. It is estimated that students will pay 300 dollars per semester for their required textbooks.
Any student who enrolls in Introduction to Computers is required to purchase the basic Logos software package entitled Bible Study Library. This software program is purchased directly through Logos, but students who need it for this class will receive a 50% discount for this product. With this reduction, the program is approximately 135 dollars (price is based on the current market price). With the purchase of this software, students will be equipped with a digital library of 300 books that Logos estimates to be worth 4,500 dollars in print. Other packages can be purchased with the same discount..
Grace Baptist Bible College has committed to keep its tuition affordable and highly competitive; therefore federal or institutional financial aid is not deemed appropriate at this time.
Students can either pay their tuition in full at the start of each semester, which begins on the day of registration, or make four equal payments throughout the semester. If the latter is chosen, the following payment plan is in effect. For the fall semester, the first payment would be in August at the start of the semester and the three other payments would be due on the first of September, October, November. For the spring semester, the first payment would be in January at the start of the semester and the three other payments would be due on the first of February, March, and April.
Students who fail to pay tuition in accord with the terms of their signed agreement may not attend classes, their tuition agreement may be terminated, their fixed tuition agreement (if any) may be terminated, and their deposit (if any) forfeited, unless they have received prior written approval by GBBC’s Business office for adjustments to their payment schedule.
Students whose tuition agreements are terminated because of failure to meet the terms of their agreements must sign a new tuition agreement.
All refunds for charges will be issued to the student on a weekly prorated basis through the end of the seventh week of the semester. No refunds will be given after the seventh week which falls at the midpoint of the semester. The refund rate will follow the charted rate of return.
Week of Semester/Percentage of Refund:
Week 1: 90%
Weeks 2-3: 75%
Weeks 4: 50%
Weeks 5-15: 0%