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Financial Aid Office

Office of Admissions

  • Phone: 800-448-0228 or 386-481-2600

What are the requirements to attend the Summer Bridge Program (BP)?

Enrollment in the Bridge Program will allow you to get acclimated to the campus environment, meet faculty and staff from your department, meet your classmates, and takes courses leading to your degree.  If you are willing to commit to doing your very best, the faculty and staff of University are willing to provide you with all of the resources you need to reach your full potential. 

Summer Bridge participants must:

  1. Apply and be accepted to Bethune-Cookman University;
  2. Send a final high school transcript or an official letter (on school’s letterhead) confirming completion of high school requirements;
  3. Complete the Financial Aid applications: you are required to complete two different financial aid applications.  Please make sure that both applications below are complete before May 1. The B-CU federal school code is 001467.

2015‐2016 FAFSA for summer 2016 & 2016-2017 FAFSA for fall semester 2016

To be linked directly to the FAFSA website Click Here

  1. Submit a $300 non-refundable enrollment fee. 

For methods of payment Click Here

Who should attend the BP?

  1. Students who may benefit from smaller class sizes and additional tutoring services;
  2. Students who want to jump start or advance their college career;
  3. Students who need to take pre-college level classes and conditionally admitted students who are required to attend as part of their admissions requirement.

Why should I enroll in the BP?

  1. Summer Bridge participants will be able to jump-start their college experience. 
  2. Scholars will participate in B-CU Orientation and become familiar with the campus and its resources.   
  3. Students will also be able to register early for the fall semester, and they can enroll in a lower number of credits to reduce the stress of transitioning from high school to college.
  4. Participants will make connections early and have the opportunity to network with faculty, staff, administrators, and fellow students.
  5. Students will have an opportunity to live and learn together as a group.
  6. Peer mentoring, tutoring and special programs such as speakers, workshops, community service projects and socials are offered exclusively to the BP community.

What will I gain from this program?

Students will participate in workshops that will help them develop skills and attitudes necessary for the attainment of academic, career, and life goals. All students who enroll will be surrounded by supportive staff and faculty who will assist them in achieving success. Students will also be able to participate in intensive, instructor-led homework/tutoring sessions following each class.  Students will earn up to 7 credit hours.

How much does it cost to participate in BP?

Total cost per student would be $3,000.00 (part of which may be funded through financial aid) + an NON-REFUNDABLE enrollment fee of $300

To begin the financial aid application process Click Here

What is included in the tuition and fees?

BP participants’ Tuition and Fees includes:  

  1. New student orientation which will begin on June 26th
  2. Seven (7) credit hours (classes begin June 27th and end July 28th)
  3. Textbooks/Online Software;
  4. On-Campus Housing;                            
  5. 19 Meals Per Week;                                                                     
  6. Early Registration for Fall classes;
  7. Field Trips and Co-Curricular Activities.

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

  1. To begin the application process for federal financial aid, please Click Here

Additional video instruction can also be found by Clicking Here

  1. Reminder: both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 FAFSA applications are required

Summer 2016 FAFSA Priority Deadline is May 1, 2016 (All documents due by May 15, 2016).

When is the deadline to apply for the program?

Due to the high demand for the Bridge Program, applicants must submit all required documents and completed all required steps by the stated deadlines.  No exceptions will be made. 

  1. Deadline for submission of ALL BP documentation is MAY 15, 2016.
  2. Applicants should complete the Registration Form.
  3. All financial obligations to the University related to the Bridge Program must be fulfilled no later than June 12, 2016.