Frequently Asked Questions


No. The applications for applying for financial aid and for acceptance at Southeastern are separate processes, so you do not need to be admitted into The College at Southeastern to apply for financial aid. Furthermore, many scholarships have a very early application deadline and you should not wait until being fully admitted to apply.

Yes, to qualify for any institutional scholarships and for government aid, you must fill out you must complete your FAFSA® and choose to have it sent to Southeastern. Our Federal School Code is G02963.

You may estimate your cost by visiting the Tuition and Fees estimator.

Yes, you may enroll in a no-interest monthly payment plan with NelNet. For more information, contact Accounting Services. You may call them at 919-761-2207 or send an email to

Upon being accepted to The College at Southeastern, you will receive credentials to log in to your student account. From there, you may go to the Finances tab and click "Balance" under the tab. This will show your ledger with your current charges, credits, and anticipated financial aid. If you’ve already received your log in information, you can log into your account by going to Southeastern’s Self-Service If you have not yet registered for classes, you may estimate your cost by visiting the Tuition and Fees estimator.

Institutional scholarships are applied to your account as “anticipated aid” around the time you receive your award letter. Anticipated Aid is the amount of estimated aid on your account. After the last day to drop classes, our office will verify each student’s enrollment status. You can expect this amount to be disbursed to your account after the verification process, pending you meet the eligibility standards.

Yes. Southeastern is approved to certify enrollment eligibility for repayment deferments for most federal or state education loans received in college. Contact the Registrar's Office for more information. You may call them at 919-761-2215 or send an email to