Cornerstone University is located in Grand Rapids, Mich. It offers traditional undergraduate programs as well as adult undergraduate and graduate programs through the Professional & Graduate Studies Division, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and Asia Baptist Theological Seminary.
The University was established in 1941 as the Baptist Bible Institute of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was opened as an evening school with over 200 students enrolled. Since that time the institute continued to grow and develop into a day and evening school. Nowadays, Cornerstone University has a total enrollment of more than 2,600 students. There are programs for traditional undergraduate students and a growing number of graduate programs including advanced theological training.
The great location of the Cornerstone University offers access to real-world opportunities for work, spiritual fellowship, culture and relaxation. Grand Rapids gives an opportunities for part-time jobs and internships. There are also many churches and ministry organizations to be involved with.
In order to be eligible for need-based university gift aid programs, students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must be enrolled full-time as a degree seeking student in a traditional undergraduate program to receive institutional aid. The Cornerstone University offers the following academic award:
- Freshman Academic Award Scholarships
- Transfer Academic Award Scholarships
- Athletic Scholarships
- Corum Church Matching Scholarship
- International Student Grant
- Multicultural Scholarship
- Music Scholarship
- Outstanding Scholar Award
- Cornerstone Need Grant
- Cornerstone University Ministry Major Grant
- Out-of-State Grant
- Resident Need Grant
- Endowed Scholarships
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
- Federal TEACH Grant
- TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve
- Federal Work-Study