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Where is the school?

Desperation College is located at 202 Elizabeth St NE Cullman, AL 35055.
Please note our mailing address is 510 5th St SW Cullman, AL 35055.

Is financial aid available?

Financial aid is available for degree seeking students, please visit the SEU partner page for more information click here.

Financial aid is not available for students who enroll in either of the Desperation College certificate programs. However, our goal is to have every student graduate debt-free. This can be accomplished by setting up a payment plan for each semester.

Do I get traditional college credit?

SEU Degree Program Students will receive college credit for completed courses.

The Leadership Program is a non-degree program with Desperation College.

How long are the programs?

The SEU degree programs vary from two to four years to completion depending on the degree chosen. Other factors include but are not limited to the students pace of course completion and eligibility of any transferable college credits. Students can enroll in either fall or spring semesters. 

The Leadership Program is a two-year-long commitment with the ability to apply for a 3rd-year internship at Desperation Church. The program consists of two fall and two spring semesters allowing students to enroll at either semester.

Can I work part-time or pursue other schooling as well?

Students are allowed to pursue jobs or other schooling while attending Desperation College. The schedules are structured to give students time off which allows for this. However, school schedules will take precedence over any outside event. Exceptions for individual schedules cannot be made.

Does Desperation College offer housing?

Desperation College does not offer housing at this time.

What other materials will I need for school?

Students will need a laptop computer or access to a computer with internet access during their time at Desperation College. Students are responsible for purchasing their required textbooks and materials each semester.

What are the tuition rates?

Below are the following tuition rates for the 2020-2021 school year:

SEU Degree Programs

Please visit our SEU partner page at: partners.seu.edu/desperation/ 

DC Leadership Program

Tuition: $600 per semester

All Programs include Desperation College Ministry and Leadership classes. Additional expenses may apply.