Commencement Weekend Celebration

Sterling College's Commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, August 23, at 2 p.m. The ceremony will take place in the Gleason Physical Education Center. Please check this Commencement website for all the latest information regarding any travel considerations over the summer. 


Please enjoy the recap of the 2019 Commencement below.

Academic Support Center

Sterling College’s Academic Support Center is located in the center of campus, in the beautiful Mabee Library. Personnel in Academic Support are committed to helping students succeed academically. We offer peer tutoring services, disability services, and assistance for students wanting to improve their time management or study skills. We also refer students to the Writing Center on campus when they need assignment-specific or discipline-specific writing assistance.

Program Offerings

Sterling Teacher Education Program Online

The programs in this category are offered through a continuation of the Sterling Teacher Education Program (STEP), which has a history of excellent results for students taking assessments required by the state for teacher licensure.

Students Pursuing Graduate Programs

Students Pursuing Graduate Programs

Sterling College offers majors that prepare students for graduate study in many professional disciplines including medicine, veterinary, pharmacy, nursing, optometry, dental, occupational therapy and many other options in the healthcare field! Students interested in these programs will enroll as Biology or Chemistry majors and take additional recommended coursework necessary for each program.


Did you know ...

  • Sterling College has a traditionally strong pre-med program, with over 75 students accepted into medical school since 1965.
  • Outstanding junior and senior pre-med students are eligible to compete for additional scholarship awards through the Rupe-Bemis Memorial Scholarship.
  • An extensive network of medical doctors that are alumni at Sterling College are closely involved with the biology department and have served as seminar speakers and coordinated internships for our current students.