Finish in Four!

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Starting with the freshman SC Class of 2013, SC will be offering a 4-Year Graduation Guarantee. The Guarantee was created so that any freshman who meets our requirements will be able graduate within four years, or we will pay the tuition it takes to finish your degree!

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Why is SC making this promise?

It’s simple. Sterling College doesn’t want you to spend extra time and money keeping you away from your dreams. We understand and support the desire to get your education and start your career. Our professors want to come along side you and help you make the most out of your college experience, and that includes great advising and personal attention to help you get the best education in the best timeframe.

Some of your requirements include:

  • Be a first-time, full-time Sterling College freshman
  • Meet with your academic adviser/s every semester to ensure that the courses you select will meet all program requirements (college and major) within your four year period.
  • Register for courses during the assigned registration period.
  • Maintain the grade point averages required by the College and the selected major and do not be placed on Academic Warning or Academic Probation.
  • Repeat no courses.
  • Apply for graduation by the deadline set by the Office of the Registrar.

Sterling College agrees to the following:

  • Ensure you are well informed about academic requirements through the Academic Catalog, your Sterling College email account, or announcements on The Hub (
  • Assign you an academic adviser.
  • Schedule the courses you must take to meet degree requirements in such a way that you are able to graduate within four years.
  • If you fulfill the above criteria and do not graduate in four years, then any remaining Sterling College courses you need to graduate are tuition free.

For additional information about our Four-Year Guarantee, contact an admissions counselor today at or 800-346-1017.