Frequently Asked Questions
The Southeastern Promise is a clear pathway to obtaining a four year degree. If a student adheres to the requirements of the Promise, the student will graduate in four years and enter the workforce. Equally as important, in this time of budget uncertainty, the Southeastern Promise provides the benefit to students and their families of budgeting accurately due to the fixed net tuition rate.
What should I consider before committing to the Southeastern Promise?
The Southeastern Promise requires commitment. The 30 hours toward degree per year requirement will demand that a student spend a significant amount of time on campus, both in classes and completing assignments. A student enrolled in the Southeastern Promise will likely not have as much time for outside work and responsibilities. Students and their families should be aware of and support the time commitment needed to successfully complete the Southeastern Promise.
What are the benefits of enrolling in the Southeastern Promise?
Can I complete the Southeastern Promise if I require developmental courses?
Students who are interested in enrolling in the Southeastern Promise and require developmental courses should enroll in the Summer 2017 semester to complete the developmental requirements. Hours earned in developmental courses are not counted in the 30 hour completion requirement.
Do all of my hours have to be completed through Southeastern?
Courses taken at other universities can apply per the requirements of the Promise as long as the student maintains continuous full time enrollment at Southeastern during the Fall and Spring semesters.
What fees are covered by the Southeastern Promise?
If appropriate courses are not offered and a student is not able to graduate within the four year time period, what will Southeastern do?
What if there is a tuition or fee increase?
Can current students enroll in the Southeastern Promise?
Are transfer students eligible to enroll in the Southeastern Promise?
Will my dual enrollment credits, AP credits, CLEP, etc. count towards my 30 hour requirement for the Southeastern Promise?
What happens if a degree program is longer than 120 hours?
What happens if a student graduates in less than four years? Can the remaining time cover a portion of graduate school?