Maranatha's Bridge to Campus Learning Center at CoBeAc Camp & Retreat Center brings an affordable Christian college education close to home in Houghton Lake, MI. Come live at CoBeAc while you take classes from Maranatha at the same time!



CoBeAc Advantages

  • Complete a year or more of college close to home while studying alongside other Maranatha students who share your beliefs.
  • Be mentored in Christian living as you work and grow with CoBeAc's staff who care about helping you take the next step.
  • Enjoy daily campus life, local church activities, and special collegiate events as you learn to minister to the needs of others.
  • Complete regionally-accredited classes taught by Maranatha's qualified professors who will build your faith because they share your Christian worldview.
  • Participate in Maranatha's classes taught virtually from Watertown, WI, using interactive HD technology.
  • Tuition is only $3,500 a semester, and as a Maranatha student, you can apply for financial aid and avoid accumulating first-year college debt.

Enjoy two unique learning options

  • Polycom classes: Connect with other students via the same HD video conferencing technology utilized by many Fortune 500 companies. Listen, speak, ask, and answer questions. Get to know your fellow students and make new friends.
  • Online classes: Choose from more than 100 Maranatha Online courses to customize your schedule.

How to apply

Talk with Jason Lewis to learn about CoBeAc's program, and then complete this online application. A Maranatha admissions counselor will personally assist you in completing the registration process.

Quality Christian academics

Bridge to Campus courses are taught by academically and spiritually qualified faculty to the same high standards as all Maranatha courses. Maranatha is regionally accredited through the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission. Course credits easily transfer to other colleges.

Financial Information

2017-2018 Rates (subject to annual change)

Cost per Semester (based on full-time load of 14-18 credits) 
Room & Board$2,500
Campus LIFE Fee$750
One-time Assessment & Technology Fee$100
Work-Study Scholarship-$1,000

PELL Grant is available up to $2,960 per semester based on federal determination, and other financial aid options are available.

  • Part-time, over-time, and summer credits: $250/credit
  • Part-time campus LIFE fee: $75/credit
  • Science Course fee: $35/science credit