Learn more about financial aid at Southeastern

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Paying for College

step 1

Complete the FAFSA®

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid identifies students who qualify for either Federal Pell Grants or the North Carolina Need-Based Scholarship.

Submit Your FAFSA

October 1, 2022 to
July 31, 2023

step 2

Apply for Institutional Aid

Our in-house funds provide options for financial relief based on a variety of qualifications and criteria.

Apply From

December 1, 2022 to
April 1, 2023

to see what you’re eligible for. Students also must re-apply for each academic year.

We do not accept any Title IV funding from the federal government for graduate and advanced degree students.

step 3

Apply for External Scholarships

We want to support you and your commitment to the mission on every step of the way - so we help connect you with a variety of need- and merit-based scholarships.

Featured Scholarship

Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund

Qualifying Southeastern students receive between $4,150 to $7,750 per year towards their tuition from the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund. The Keesee fund benefits Baptist students who are residents of the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee or West Virginia and who are enrolled on campus as students of many ministry-related degree programs. Click the links below to find out if you qualify!

More Ways to Save

Military Benefits

To show our appreciation to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, we offer a military rate and Veterans benefits.

Explore Job Opportunities

You don’t have to wait until graduation to start earning money for tuition. We can help you find jobs at Southeastern and in the surrounding communities, connecting you with local businesses, ministries, and churches.

Consider Private Loans

Carefully consider your finances before deciding if you will apply for loans to fund your education.

Pay 50% of tuition as an SBC church member.

Funded by our commissioning churches through the Cooperative Program, this scholarship is one of our most significant sources of aid and is offered to all students who are members of SBC-affiliated churches.

Estimate your tuition and see how much financial aid you might qualify for.

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Any more questions? We are here to help you through the financial aid process.

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