May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Southeastern University - Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Admission Policies


Admission policies for Southeastern University’s programs are outlined in the below Admission Policy Manual.  The policy manual outlines the admission process, application and fees, transcript, test score and documentation requirements for each student population. Unique admission policies for online, regional and extension, and certificate programs are provided.

 

Scholarship Awarding

Immediately following the acceptance of a student, the Enrollment Counselor will also review the student’s GPA and test scores (if applicable) for academic scholarship eligibility. In Jenzabar, the awards will be documented in the awards tab and the coding for the appropriate academic scholarship will be transferred to the Student Financial Services Department for official awarding and notification to be sent to the student. 

New freshman and transfer students qualify for the scholarships listed on our website annually. Re-applicants and Status Change students will be viewed as a transfer student while going through the admission/financial aid process.

Other scholarship and grant funding will be determined either by the FAFSA application, and/or additional scholarship application required for those who qualify.  A list of other institutional scholarships can be found on the SEU website.

Federal Financial Aid Programs

Southeastern University participates in the following Federal financial aid programs: Federal Pell Grant, Federal TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Direct student loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized), Federal Parent PLUS loans, Federal Graduate PLUS loans, and Federal Work Study.  You may review the federal funding details on our website at https://seu.edu/admission/financial/scholarships/   

Eligibility for federal financial aid programs is determined by submission of an annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the www.studentaid.gov website.  

Amounts may vary based on financial need and federal funding authorizations annually. 

Contact the Office of Student Financial Services for more information at sfs@seu.edu.  

Florida Resident Financial Aid Programs

Southeastern University participates in several state scholarship and grant programs.  Students must meet all residency and academic or need-based requirements to qualify annually.  

Florida Bright Futures Scholarships: Awarded to Florida high school graduates who demonstrate high academic achievement. The State of Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance determines eligibility for students finishing their high school degree. Contact your high school guidance counselor for more information. Award amounts are determined annually and awarded per credit hour as established by the state.

Florida EASE Grant (Formally Florida Resident Access Grant or FRAG): Offered to full time,undergraduate students enrolled full time in an eligible degree seeking program.  An EASE Grant application and proof of residency is required.  Award amounts vary annually based on state appropriations. 

Florida Student Assistance Grant: A need-based state funded grant for full-time, undergraduate Florida residents. Must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and meet the EFC requirements as well as residency requirements to qualify.  Funding is limited and determined annually by the state.

Florida Prepaid: A student who is eligible for the Florida Prepaid program should receive a letter from Florida Prepaid, which will direct the student to complete a transfer form. The form must be submitted to Florida Prepaid in order to authorize Southeastern University to receive payments. – Amounts vary based on the program selected.

Contact SEU’s Office of Student Financial Services for more information at sfs@seu.edu

Other Aid

Third-Party Scholarships:

The following sites are just a few of the possible places to begin finding outside scholarship opportunities for which you might choose to apply:

  • Chegg

  • College Board’s Scholarship Search

  • Fastweb

  • Federal Student Aid

  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

  • Scholarships.com

  • Scholarship Experts

  • StudentScholarships.org

 

Third-Party Loans:

Alternative private loans are available from a variety of lenders and are designed to help cover costs not covered by federal and institutional financial aid. You should apply for federal financial aid (FAFSA) before considering an alternative private loan. – $500 up to total cost of education FastChoice provides a list of the university’s preferred private lenders and allows current students and prospective students to apply for a private alternative loan. We encourage all students to investigate federal loan options first before making a decision.  To review more information, please visit https://seu.edu/admission/financial/loan-information/

Other Admission Processes

 

Dual Enrollment

Program Overview

  • Southeastern University offers dual enrollment credit through on campus, online, extension site, and home schooling course options.
  • Prospective dual enrolled students must be at least 16 years old and have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to enroll in dual enrollment courses.

· In applicable states, prospective dual enrollment student must qualify as an “Ability-to-Benefit” student (e.g.: CA).

  • Any freshman- or sophomore-level courses (that do not require prerequisites) can be taken.
  • Students can complete up to 14 credit hours per year.

 

Admission Requirements

  1. Submit the dual enrollment application.
  2. Submit a dual enrollment agreement form.
  3. Submit Ability-to-Benefit test scores.