A Valuable Investment in Your Future

College is one of the most substantial and important investments you will make in your life, which is why we’re committed to keeping higher education at Southeastern University affordable and accessible.  With costs about 30% less than similar programs, your return on investment for the value of a private education with the combined network of organizations is only made possible through historical and sustained stewardship of our network.  Please take time to read carefully to understand the benefits.


Paying for College

It’s our goal to make college as affordable as possible for students, which is why so many students receive some type of financial aid – including scholarships, grants and loans. These help offset tuition costs. To learn more about the financial assistance available to you, click the piggy bank graphic to the left.  To learn more about the costs associated with attending SEU Ohio Campus, visit the links below.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition (per credit hour) paid to SEU: $390*

* Books and miscellaneous charges are not included in tuition price

Annual tuition and fees paid to SEU for different online credit hour loads** (either 2 or 3 semesters per year):

  • 6 credits per semester (12 credits per year):  $2,790 per semester to SEU ($5,580 per year)
  • 12 credits per semester (24 credits per year):  $5,130 per semester to SEU ($10,260 per year)
  • 15 credits per semester (30 credits per year):  $6,300 per semester to SEU ($12,600 per year)
  • 12 credits per trimester (36 credits per year):  $5,030 per trimester to SEU ($15,090 per year)

** SEU annual tuition and fees for online courses are an estimate based on the number of credit hours and the number of semesters enrolled (fall, spring, and summer) and assumes the student takes no practicum courses, which are paid by a scholarship.

+ Add cost of books and course materials

Academic advising portfolio replacement fee $15
Application/re-application fee (nonrefundable) $40
Audit fee (per credit hour)
Under 55 years of age $195
55 years of age and older $120
CLEP test ($15 paid to Southeastern University; $80 paid online to CLEP prior to the testing date) $95
Criminal background check $75
Diploma replacement $50
Directed studies fee (per credit hour, plus tuition) $100
Graduation fee $110
Graduation late fee $25
Payment plan enrollment fee
Per year  $65
Per semester  $47
StrengthsQuest test $25
Transcript fee online (per transcript) $7
Vehicle registration fee covers for SEU Campus and Heartland (per semester, includes sales tax) $30

Completing the FAFSA

All students are required to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year in order to be eligible for student financial aid. As you complete the application, indicate that you want your financial aid analysis information sent to Southeastern University (the SEU FAFSA code is 001521). Upon receipt of your FAFSA information from the federal processor, SEU will email you login instructions for accessing the Web portal where you can track your financial aid status and missing items.  The information you provide on the FAFSA will be processed to determine your eligibility for all financial awards, grants, and loans. It is important to have completed your family’s most recent income tax return(s) before you submit the FAFSA.

Southeastern University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, or handicap, with regards to admission and employment policies, the educational, financial aid, or other programs and privileges to students at the university.