Cornerstone University

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: MI

About Cornerstone University

Cornerstone is a Christ-centered university with a passion for global influence through the transforming power of the gospel.

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Why attend Cornerstone University

Cornerstone University appreciates those who have chosen to serve our country in the armed forces, whether stateside or on foreign soil. Our office of Veterans Education Benefits assists our Veteran students in receiving the education they need to influence our world for Christ.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.



A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.


Social Work

A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $24,500 $24,500 $9,456 $9,456
Fees $150 $150 $120 $120
Room $9,300 $9,300 $9,814 $9,814
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $800 $800 $960 $960
Other Expenses $1,000 $1,000 $2,337 $2,337
Totals $35,750 $35,750 $22,687 $22,687
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
    • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
    • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
    • Offers evening programs
    • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
    • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment