Online Graduate Student Information
We look forward to welcoming you to Faith Baptist Theological Seminary online! Below is the information and necessary forms that must be read and completed before starting classes.
Please read through each of the sections of the information carefully and complete each form. You will receive a confirmation email after the successful submission of each form. If you have questions as you go through this page, please contact the Seminary Admissions Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 515.964.0601 ext. 224).
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Charges: A list of charges may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term. Select the current term. The charges on your account are based on the number of credit hours for which you are pre-registered as well as any applicable fees. Charges may not appear on your account immediately after reserving your spot. If you have any questions about the charges on your account, please contact our Student Accounts Office (email@example.com).
Financial Aid: Financial Aid Information may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term and also My Profile->Financial->Financial Aid. Once you have reserved your spot as a student and completed any additional paperwork from the Financial Aid Office, you will receive a Financial Aid Options Letter to inform you of the scholarships and/or loans for which you qualify. If you have not received a Financial Aid Options Letter or your financial awards information is not in Populi, please contact the Financial Aid Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Estimated Billing: An estimated billing statement for the semester may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term: Fall 2023->Print Statement. For the statement layout, select “DRAFT Estimated Charges Term Statement (Default)” to generate a PDF document with your estimated bill. Please note that both the charges and financial aid information must be on your account for this estimated bill to be accurate. Please take a moment to go view your estimated bill on your Populi account.
Explanation and Log-In Information: Populi is Faith’s information management system where you can view your student information, charges, financial aid, class schedule, and more under the “My Profile” tab. Once you have reserved your spot as a student, you will receive an email from Computer Services with login information. If you have not yet been accepted, you will receive your login information once you have been accepted.
Student Down Payment
Student Down Payment by the Start of Classes
A down payment is required of all students who plan to enroll at Faith. Students are required to submit a down payment of $1,500 on their first-semester bill by the start of classes to confirm their enrollment. Students will be unable to attend classes until the down payment has been paid. You may pay the down payment by:
- Submitting a payment through your Populi account. Payments may be completed in Populi under My Profile->Financial->Dashboard, and by selecting the “Make a Payment” button located in the top right corner of the page. You will not see a charge for your down payment, but you will enter the down payment amount at the bottom of the page.
- Mailing a check to Faith Baptist Bible College Attn: Student Accounts 1900 NW 4th St. Ankeny, IA 50023. Please include the student’s name with your payment.
Payment Plan Form
Payment Plan Options
All school bills will be paid through the Student Accounts Office. There are two payment options:
- Paying the semester balance in full (charges minus financial aid and deposits) by the first two weeks of classes.
- Pay the entire year balance (charges minus financial aid and deposits) by automatic monthly payments.
Please call Nancy Ellis for a payment plan consultation. If you have any questions about payments or billing, please contact Student Accounts (email@example.com).
FERPA Information (New Students only)
This release form allows us to discuss your information with the people that you name. Please note that parents, spouses, and church are already included in this form. If you do not wish to give these individuals access to your information, then uncheck the box for the appropriate parties. If you do not wish to give access to anyone, then please enter your name and your Social Security number, but leave the form unsigned.
If you have any questions as you are completing your FERPA Form, please contact the Registrar’s Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).