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Office of Admissions
The Baptist College of Florida
5400 College Dr.
Graceville, FL 32440
(800) 328-2660 ext. 460
(850) 263-9026 Fax
Sandra Richards Cell: (850) 415-0799
BCF Tuition and Fees
The following fees include estimations based on what the average student can expect to pay each semester. For a more comprehensive look at the cost per semester, please refer to page 15 of the 2019-2020 Catalog or contact the Financial Aid
Single on campus students (per semester)
- Tuition (15 hours)*
- Room/Board* (15 meals a week)
- Fees (15 hours)*
Married on campus students (per semester)
- Tuition (15 hours)*
- $1,750 (2 Bedroom); $2,250 (3 Bedroom)
- Fees (15 hours)*
- $8,125(2 Bedroom); $8,625 (3 Bedroom)
* Tuition, Room/Board, Housing and Fees are based on the 2019-2020 academic calendar year. No additional fees or tuition for out of state students.
** Includes water and garbage. Meal plans are optional for students living in married housing.
BCF Tuition and Fees
All fees listed are accurate for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.
- Application Fee (non-refundable)
- $360.00 per credit hour
- Dual Enrollment Tuition
- $150.00 per credit hour
- Auditing Fee
- 50% of tuition
- Books & Supplies (approx. per semester)
- ETS fee
- Identification Card Replacement
- Undergraduate Graduation Fee (non-refundable)
- Graduate Graduation Fee (non-refundable)
- Graduation Fee for dual degree (non-refundable)
- $5.00 each
- Returned Check charge (non-refundable)
- Pin Number Replacement
- Late Registration (non-refundable)
- Commuter Meal Plans
- 25 meal plan
- 50 meal plan
- 80 meal plan
- Matriculation-Technology Fee (per semester hour)
- Online Orientation Fee (IT 310 N)
- Per person, per semester, single or double occupancy (based on availability)
- Room Change
- Improper Check-out
- Key Replacement
- - 10 meal per week plan
- - 15 meal per week plan
- - Summer (no meal plan)
- Security Deposit
- Reassignment Charge
- Lock/Key Replacement Charge
- Water/Garbage charge (Fall, Spring)
- Water/Garbage charge (Summer)
- Family Apartments
- Lakeview Apartments - Fall/Spring (Summer)
- $1,750.00 (700.00)
- Southwest Apartments - Fall/Spring (Summer)
- $1,375.00 - 1500.00 (575.00 - 600.00)
- Taylor Duplex - Fall/Spring (Summer)
- $2,250.00 (900.00)
- Brown House - Fall/Spring (Summer)
- $2,250.00 (900.00)
- Late Lease Renewal charge
Teacher Education Fee
- Instructional Materials Center Fee (EDU 3000F, EDU 4090F, ESOL 3710F, RED 3001F, RED 4001F, RED 4005F, EDU 4005F, EDU 4010F, EDU 4020F, EDU 4025F)
- Ensemble Lab fee, per semester for ME 101, ME 209, ME 303, ME 307, ME 311, ME 313, ME 314,ME 320, and MP 206
Keyboard, voice, instrumental and guitar lessons
- Class Instruction, per semester for MG 115, MG 116, MP 100, MP 115, MP 116, MP 215, MP 216, MV 100, MV 115, MV 116
- Private Instruction, per semester for MUS 150I - MUS 451I, MUS 150K - MUS451K, MUS 150V - MUS451V
- One 1/2 hour lesson weekly, per semester
- One hour lesson weekly, per semester
- Recital Fees for MU 420 and MUS 460
BCF Regional and National Accreditation
The Baptist College of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The Baptist College of Florida.
BCF is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190 (703) 437-0700.
BCF Holds Membership in the Following
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.
The Baptist College of Florida participates in the full range of state and federal aid programs. In addition, several other programs are offered to help students meet the cost of attending the college. Financial assistance offered can be in the form of grants, employment, loans, or scholarships. The applicant's financial need, academic achievement, community and school service, and potential achievement may be considered in determining eligibility for different programs. All financial aid forms, information and FAFSA link are available below. Paper applications for grants, scholarships, and loans are available upon request.
Financial Aid Applicant Requirements
- is accepted in good academic standing and maintains satisfactory academic progress at the college;
- is enrolled in an eligible program as a degree seeking student; courses not contributing to a student's degree program will be ineligible for Title IV Federal Funds;
- is a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen and has a valid social security number;
- owes no refund or repayment on a previous educational grant;
- is not delinquent on a student education loan;
- and, for programs based on financial need, has established financial eligibility through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
A student eligible to apply for financial aid
To initiate the application process for grants, loans and college work-study, a student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students may apply online at https://fafsa.ed.gov/. The application period begins October 1 of each year for the following academic year. The FAFSA application may be sent any time throughout the year, but by early submission the applicant may be eligible for additional grants. Students must reapply for financial aid each academic year.
After BCF has received the resluts of the FASFA from the government, the applicant will be informed of any additional forms needed to complete the process. Students must submit all requred forms to the financial aid office in order to be considered for any financial aid programs. For priority consideration of state grants and institutional scholarships, a student's financial aid file must be complete 45 days prior to the beginning of the semester. The Financial Aid Office will send each qualified student an award letter detailing the amount the student will receive in financial aid. Each student is responsible for payment of 75% of the difference between charges and financial aid by the first day of class for the fall and spring semesters. For J-Term and summer semesters the difference between charges and financial aid must be paid in full by the first day of class.
Types of Financial Aid Available
Federal funds include Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work-Study (FWS), Student Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized), and Federal Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
State funds include Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG), Effective Access to Student Grant (EASE), Florida Bright Futures Scholarship (Academic, Medallion), Academic Top Scholars, and Children/Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans.
Institutional funds include scholarships from the Florida Baptist Convention and The Baptist College of Florida (Florida Ministerial Aid), and over 100 institutional scholarships. Christ is Our Salvation Loan fund and BCF short-term loans are available to qualifying students.
Outside sources include Alabama Baptist Foundation, Georgia Baptist Foundation, Lois B. & John F. Hipps Scholarship, L. Don Miley Scholarship, Alabama and Florida Prepaid Tuition Programs.
Veterans Administration and Vocational Rehabilitation benefits are accepted at our institution.
Tuition Assistance (TA) is accepted at our institution. To begin this process, service members must speak with a counselor from their branch of the military. The counselor will help establish an education plan so the service member can move along to the next step of his/her personal and professional journey.