We look forward to welcoming you to the online school at Faith! Below is the information and necessary forms that must be read and completed before starting classes this spring. Please seek to have these forms completed by January 1, 2024.

Please read through each of the sections of 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 Admissions Office (admissionsa@faith.edu or 515-336-1542).

New Online Student Checklist     Returning Online Student Checklist

Financial Information

Financial Information

Charges: A list of charges may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term. Select the current term: Spring 2024 College*. 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 (studentbilling@faith.edu).

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 (finaid@faith.edu).

Estimated Billing: An estimated billing statement for the semester may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term: Spring 2024 College*->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.

Populi Information

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

All students are required to submit a down payment on their first-semester bill by January 1 to confirm their enrollment.

New Students

Full-Time Online: $1,500 down payment
Part-Time Online (Undergraduate, not dual-enrolled or high school): $750 down payment

Returning Students

Full-Time Online: $1,000 down payment
Part-Time Online: $500 down payment

High School Online Students

Regardless of degree/non-degree status and/or the number of credits*, high school students (PSEO, Dual-enrollment, etc.) are not required to pay a down payment by the listed date above. High school students are required to submit a payment plan form.

Student Down Payment by January 1

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.

Make Your New Student Down Payment

*Full-time is 7 or more credit hours; Part-time is 6 or fewer credits.

Payment Plan Form

Payment Plan Options

All school bills will be paid through the Student Accounts Office. There are two payment options:

  1. Paying the semester balance in full (charges minus financial aid and deposits) by the first two weeks of classes.
  2. Pay the entire year balance (charges minus financial aid and deposits) by automatic monthly payments. 

Student Account Payment Plan Form 

Please call Nancy Ellis for a payment plan consultation.  If you have any questions about payments or billing, please contact Student Accounts (studentbilling@faith.edu).

FERPA Information

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.

FERPA Release Form

If you have any questions as you are completing your FERPA Form, please contact the Registrar’s Office (registrar@faith.edu). 

Contact Admissions

Have questions? Contact us, and a member of our Admissions team would be glad to answer your questions by phone or email.