Does The Belonging Co have to be my home church to apply?
The Belonging Co College is not exclusive to any church and open to students who are U.S. citizens.
Can International Students Apply
Currently we are unable to accept international students due to state regulations. Student visas are also not accepted at this time. You must be a U.S. Citizen in order to apply.
Is Southeastern University accredited?
How are classes handled?
Classes that receive academic credit through SEU are facilitated online with group and individual study. The Belonging Co College staff will be available for support.
Starting Fall 2021, we will offer face to face classes with in person instructors.
Practicum sessions and serving opportunities are facilitated, hands-on and face-to-face with the pastors, staff and guests speakers of The Belonging Co.
When do classes and practicums occur?
Group Study Sessions
Provided Monday mornings and Tuesday afternoons for our degree students.
In Person Classes
Where applicable; Mondays and Wednesdays (the schedule is based on your class load).
Are scheduled Monday afternoons. Additionally students will be required to serve and attend on Sundays/Tuesday Nights with some varied hours throughout the week for Youth, Kids and Digital Media students.
Can I work while studying?
Yes you can, and many of our students do. The full-time degree program will require approximately 20-24hrs of your time including your practicum. We encourage students to maintain a healthy balance between working, social activities and course work.
Is financial aid available?
Students pursuing a degree from Southeastern University may be eligible for federal and state financial aid. Financial aid is NOT available for the non-degree program.
For more information, review these resources:
Students pursuing a degree program are eligible for a practicum scholarship of $1770.00. For more information please visit SEU.
The Belonging Co College currently does not offer any additional scholarships.
Is student housing available?
(COVID-19 UPDATE) – we are currently delayed on finalizing student housing.
The Belonging Co College has no official student housing. However, we have a limited number of background checked host homes that you can apply for. Rent and utilities are between you and the host home.
Upon acceptance you will be added to our private Facebook Group to connect with other student looking for housing opportunities.
Alternatively there are several apartment complexes and rental opportunities in Nashville you can choose from.
Will I need a car?
It is advisable to have your own means of tranportation in most cases.