- What is the curriculum like?
- What areas of study do you offer?
- Can I enroll mid-year or only at the beginning of each fall term?
- Do I have to do the study abroad program?
- What is the tuition and cost?
- Can I apply for financial aid or scholarships?
- Are there any scholarships I can apply for?
- I want to take a tour and visit the College. How can I do this?
- Can you tell me about your residential, one and two-year Education for Life Teaching Certificate Programs?
What is the curriculum like?
Here’s an overview of our degree and certificate curriculum.
What areas of study do you offer?
Curricula, degrees and certificates are individualized, experiential, meaningful and in-depth. Here is an overview of our core curriculum and course study.
Can I enroll mid-year or only at the beginning of each fall term?
We are a small, very focused College offering a truly unique experience. Ideally, it is advantageous for students to begin the fall term together. The group that students start with each fall term usually become life-long friends, traveling together, studying together, creating presentations together and living in cooperative community together. However, we do consider mid-year enrollments for the Winter/Spring term. Mid-term applicants must apply by Dec. 1st for the Winter/Spring term.
Do I have to do the study abroad program?
Study abroad is an optional, for credit program with an additional fee for tuition and travel. Each study abroad trip is different, designed for the current student body. Credit is given for a variety of subjects covered during these trips, including World Consciousness and Culture, Eastern and Western Philosophy, World Religions, Foreign Language, Meditation & Yoga, Cooperative Communities Studies, and Inspirational Arts.
What is the tuition and cost?
We strive to be an affordable College, and our costs are lower than many state colleges. As always, we intend to work with students on an individual basis.
Can I apply for financial aid?
Yes, we do provide financial aid and scholarship opportunities. However, we do not encourage the typical big loans that other colleges offer, mainly because these debts will impact students after graduation. We do not offer FAFSA loans. Our best financial aid is our work-study scholarship that offers a reduction in tuition.
Are there any scholarships I can apply for?
What’s the best way to take a tour and visit the College?
We strongly encourage prospective students to tour and visit with faculty and enrolled students before applying.
If you’d like to come for a personal visit, or during one of our open-house dates, retreats or events, and you live far away, here is our commitment:
Once you have visited our campus and you have decided to officially apply AND you have been officially accepted to the college, we will deduct the cost of your travel expenses (up to $450 for your airplane ticket) and transfer to the campus, provided you give us the receipts (with your name and correct date). This deduction will be taken off your tuition costs. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with winning a scholarship or work-study scholarship.
Can you tell me about your residential, one and two-year Education for Life Teaching Certificate Programs?
One of our most acclaimed and popular programs, this certificate training is usually for those who already have a college degree, have taught before, or want to explore the possibility of teaching in an Education for Life school environment, or a Living Wisdom School—either in the US, Italy or India.