Adult Degree Program FAQs Question Answer 01. Who can apply to the Shaw University Adult Degree Program? Working Professionals, Transfer Students, Veterans, Busy Adults Applicants must have completed at least two years of college coursework 02. How much does the Adult Degree Program cost? $390 per credit 03. When can I start? Adult Degree Program students can start at six different times throughout the year. Fall I Fall II Spring I Spring II Summer I Summer II 04. How long will it take to complete a Bachelor’s degree? Depending on accepted transfer credits, students can complete their degree in as little as two years. North Carolina Community College graduates (A.A. and A.S.) are admitted with Junior standing. Shaw will accept up to seventy (70) credits from specified A.A.S. programs for completed courses with a final course grade of “C” or better. Shaw University will review credits earned at prior colleges and universities as part of the advising and registration process. 05. How long are the Adult Degree Program classes Classes are 8-weeks long during the Fall and Spring Classes are 6-weeks long during the Summer Students attend class one night per week Classes are offered year-round during the Fall, Spring, and Summer 06. Does the Adult Degree Program offer seated or online courses? Both! Classes are offered in a seated classroom format at the Raleigh Campus Classes are also offered online and through video teleconferencing (VTC) 07. Does the Adult Degree Program offer financial assistance? Adult Degree Program students receive a discounted tuition rate. The Shaw University Adult Degree Program is eligible for Federal Financial Aid through loans and grants. Eligible Adult Degree Program students may also qualify for North Carolina State Grant funding. 08. What majors are offered in the Adult Degree Program? Business Administration – Management Sociology Sociology – Criminal Justice Mass Communications 09. What are the admissions requirements for the Adult Degree Program Complete the online application Have 2.0 cumulative GPA Have at least two years of earned college credit Submit official transcripts from all prior colleges and universities attended. Submit two letters of reference Background check 10. How do I schedule an appointment, or get answers to my other questions? Please visit the Shaw University Adult Degree Program web site at www.Shawu.edu/adult-degree.