General Guest Students

Just Taking a Class?

Whether you're a student at another college, working on professional development, or just wanting to learn something new, you can take single courses as a guest student. See our upcoming course offerings!

Learning Online

We know you're busy, but that doesn't mean you don't have goals. Can we help get the education you want? By taking our online classes, you're not bound to the classroom. Our classes are biblical, flexible, and engaging.

Other Options

We have other options available. See our undergraduate programsmilitary, graduate, high school, and Bridge to Campus pages for more information about each.

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If you're a current student looking for help with how to register, find your textbook, etc., check out our tutorials page!

Accreditation

Maranatha is accredited under the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). AQIP emphasizes quality planning and process evaluation as keys to a successful, strong educational institution.

Accredited public, private, and Christian colleges and universities accept credits and degrees earned at Maranatha. Maranatha is listed in the Higher Education Directory printed for the United States Department of Education.

Finances

DescriptionFee
Application FeeFree
Tuition (per credit)$404
Comprehensive Fee (per course)$35
Add/Drop Fee$15 after course start
Textbooks/Materialsvaries

  • Senior Discount. Students aged 55+ receive a 50% tuition discount!
  • Financial Aid. Guest students are not eligible for financial aid. Please apply to a degree program if you intend to use financial aid in your studies here.

Students are responsible for ordering and paying for their own textbooks/materials; however, the cost varies based on vendor, new/old, whether you keep them or re-sell them, etc.

Payment and refund policies are as follows:

  • Tuition and fees are due in full at least 7 days prior to the beginning of each course.
  • The Comprehensive Fee is non-refundable.
  • Students who withdraw from a course will have tuition refunded based on the following schedule:
    • Drop prior to start date: 100%
    • Week 1: 75%
    • Week 2: 50%
    • Week 3: 25%
    • Week 4+: 0%
  • Exceptions to the refund policy are made for distance classes as required by statute for students completing coursework in certain states.

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