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Financial Aid

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Financial Aid

CCPE Scholarships are now available, click here.

Continuing Education Loans

There are financial institutions that provide loan options to students needing educational financial assistance. Loans may include tuition, and in some cases, lenders may allow students to borrow additional funds to cover the cost of tuition plus expenses such as books, supplies, and transportation. Loan applicants may be required to have a co-signer, and the loan interest rate will vary according to an applicant’s credit rating.

Current Continuing Education Loan Providers:


Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae offers an online application for the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan, click here.

When applying, applicants should indicate the following:

  • Select type of loan as “Undergraduate”
  • School name: Kennesaw State University Continuing Education
  • School Code/Branch: 001577-98
  • Grade Level: Certificate/Continuing Education
  • Course of Study: Continuing Education

For loan assistance, contact Sallie Mae at 1-877-279-7172. For Registration, call 470-578-6765 or email CEFinancialAid@kennesaw.edu.


Wells Fargo Collegiate Loans

Wells Fargo offers an online application for Collegiate Loans, click here.

When applying, applicants should indicate the following:

  • School name: Kennesaw State University Continuing Education
  • School Code/Branch: 001577-70
  • Grade Level: Certificate/Continuing Education
  • Course of Study: Continuing Education

For loan assistance, contact Wells Fargo customer service at 1-800-658-3567.
For Registration, call 470-578-6765 or email CEFinancialAid@kennesaw.edu


Commerce Bank Loans

Commerce Bank offers two types of loans:

Your Future Education Loan – Private Student Loan

Their Future Education Loan – Private Parent (or any creditworthy borrower other than the student)

When applying, applicants should indicate the following:

  • School name: Kennesaw State University Continuing Education
  • School Code/Branch: 001577-98
  • Grade Level: Certificate/Continuing Education
  • Course of Study: Continuing Education

For loan assistance, contact Commerce Bank at 1-855-342-2006.
For Registration, call 470-578-6765 or email CEFinancialAid@kennesaw.edu


CCPE Payment Plans

The College of Continuing and Professional Education is proud to offer payment plans for select certificate programs. Students who wish to enroll in the Medical Assisting Certificate Program, CISCO CCNA Certificate Program, Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate Program, Web Design Certificate Program, Personal Financial Planner Certificate Program, Ethical Hacker Certificate Program, and Project Management Certificate Program may choose to utilize a payment plan program. Please read the payment plan details for these programs here.

Other certificate programs will be considered for a different payment plan program. No online programs will be considered for a payment plan except for select Human Resources and TESOL online classes. Please call Registration at 470-578-6784 to inquire about the possibility of payment plan options for these programs. Please read the payment plan details for these programs here.

Service members who are interested in the payment plan program will be considered depending on their military benefits. For more information about the different military benefits, please call 470-578-3152.

If you wish to participate in a payment plan, you must make an appointment first.

For assistance, call 470-578-6765 or email CEFinancialAid@kennesaw.edu.

Employer Education Vouchers

Employer educational or tuition vouchers can be used to pay for enrollment. The voucher must clearly state the student’s name, the employer’s name and address, the class(es) to enroll the student in, and the total amount approved. Course enrollment will be made once the voucher is received. Continuing Education will then invoice the employer for payment.

Continuing Education does not accept vouchers with restrictions, such as “will not pay until course is over” or “must make a C or better.”

To access additional information about vouchers, purchase orders and invoicing, visit our Registration’s Invoice Policy section for specific instructions.

Military Education Benefits (GI Bill, VA)

Active duty and honorably discharged members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and National Guard may qualify for military education benefits. These benefits may provide reimbursement for certificate programs, based upon GI Bill coverage and length of service. Additionally, military spouses interested in pursuing continuing education are eligible for up to $4,000 through MyCAA. Click here for more details.

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act is a federal grant that covers training expenses for individuals who have been laid off from employment, or whose household income is at or below the federal poverty level. To apply for the WIOA grant, contact the One-Stop Workforce Center for the county in which you reside, or the county where you worked when you were laid off from employment. The web address for the list of One Stop Workforce Centers is: http://www.ajobs.com/html/WIA_offices.html.

The WIOA application process takes several weeks, so please do not delay in getting started. Once WIOA grant approval is awarded by the One-Stop Workforce Center, contact our Registration office at CEFinancialAid@kennesaw.edu for a Letter of Acceptance, or by calling 470-578-6765.

Certificate programs approved for WIOA funding include:

Administrative Professional Medical Transcription – Online
AutoCAD Essentials Meeting & Event Management
Basic Office Technology Paralegal
Bookkeeper Professional Payroll Fundamentals
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Payroll Mastery
Cisco CCENT Pharmacy Technician
EKG Technician Phlebotomy Technician
Human Resources Management SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Project Management
Information Systems Security Professional Project Management Certificate – Online
Medical Assisting Residential Landscape Design
Medical Billing & Coding – Online Six Sigma Black Belt – Online
Medical Billing & Coding Specialist Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Medical Interpreter Web Design & Development
Medical Office Assistant (MOA)

 

Bundled WIOA approved programs include:

OTHER FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS

AmeriCorps Educational Vouchers

Students may use AmeriCorps Educational Vouchers/Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards to pay for continuing education courses. All continuing education courses are eligible under this voucher/award system. Please contact Lis Hames at 470-578-6784 for more information about using your AmeriCorps Education Voucher and to learn how to register for classes.

Verizon Wireless Employees: Letter of Credit Vouchers

Employees may use Verizon Wireless Letter of Credit Vouchers to pay for continuing education courses. All continuing education courses are eligible under this voucher system. Please contact Lis Hames at 470-578-6784 for more information about using your Verizon Wireless Letter of Credit Voucher and to learn how to register for classes.

Amazon Employees: Career Choice Program

Employees may use funds from Amazon’s Career Choice Program to pay for continuing education courses. All continuing education courses are eligible under this program. Please contact Lis Hames at 470-578-6784 for more information about using your Career Choice Program funds and to learn how to register for classes.

KSU/SPSU Alumni Discount (must be a graduate of KSU main campus or Marietta campus)

10% discount on all classes with a maximum discount of $500 per class. There is no limit to the number of classes a KSU/SPSU Alumni may take. Discount can only be applied to the graduate and is not transferable to any other family members. Classes delivered online are not eligible for this discount.

For questions regarding financial aid, please contact our Registration office at 470-578-6765, or email CEFinancialAid@kennesaw.edu