Sterling College Online Complaint Process

If you ever have concerns or complaints regarding Sterling College Online please address them with the following people in this order.

  1. Your course instructor
  2. Your advisor
  3. The department head of the course in which you have a concern.
  4. The Vice President of Academic Affairs

If you are not receiving a timely response from anyone on the list above, please contact the Coordinator of Online Student Services.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:

Sterling College
Sterling College Online
125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579


Prospective Students call Piper Harding at 620-278-4312

Current Students call Garrett Looney at 620-278-4461



Can I get the same quality education through Sterling College Online as traditional campus?

Yes. Sterling College Online maintains the same academic standards and integrity as traditional campus. The only variance is the modality in which courses are offered.

Once I have completed program requirements, will my diploma indicate my degree was obtained through an online program?


Memberships and Affiliations

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Member of the North Central Association

Other memberships and affiliations:

Sterling College Online Financial Aid

The cost for Sterling College Online courses is $350 per credit hour.

Financial aid is available for online students. Fill out the form below to see what types of aid you qualify for. This is an estimate only and our financial aid professionals would welcome an opportunity to do a personalized evaluation. Call (620) 278-4207 or email questions to

Tuition & Financial Aid FAQ

When are loan disbursements expected?

Disbursements are made 3 times a year (October, March and June), each occurring 14 days after loans have been posted to student accounts.

Can I always expect there to be excess funds available after my tuition is paid?


How do I receive excess funds?

Excess funds are disbursed in the form of a check and will be mailed out to the address that is on file.

Are all students eligible for PELL?

Library FAQ

The Sterling College Online student's guide to using Mabee Library

Use the Catalog Online to look for books and journals in our print collection. These books belong to Mabee Library and can be sent to you at your request. They are checked out to you and are due back to us on the date stamped on the DUE DATE inside the front cover. Any article copies are yours to keep.
Mabee Library pays all sending postage/costs. You pay all return postage/costs.


Sterling College students and faculty are dedicated to learning, serving, and growing together. This creates a close-knit, family vibe. By the time you graduate, you'll leave with more than just a degree. You'll have extraordinary experiences and relationships you'll remember the rest of your life.