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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/03/2015

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Cornerstone University

1001 E. Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(616) 949-5300 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Joseph M. Stowell, President
Name change notes: Grand Rapids Baptist College and Seminary to Cornerstone College and Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary (1994) to Cornerstone University (1999)
HLC Institution ID: 1783
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 03/27/1974 - 04/12/1977
Accreditation Date(s): 04/13/1977

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2011 - 2012

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2021 - 2022

Last Date of Information Change: 12/02/2013

Control: Private NFP
Degrees Awarded (details below): Associates, Bachelors, Masters

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 1,481   671
Graduate: 288   330
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   115  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 4   57
Bachelors Degrees 49   461
Masters Degrees 28   214
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 0   0

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 03/20/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   American Electric Power - Cook Power Plant - Bridgeman, MI; Farmers University - Caledonia, MI; Grand Rapids PGS Building - Grand Rapids, MI; Kalamazoo Campus, West Point Office Park - Kalamazoo, MI; Kalamazoo Galilee Baptist Church - Kalamazoo, MI; Lansing - Lansing, MI; Lansing South Church - Lansing, MI; Lansing COGIC - Lansing, MI; Southfield - Southfield, MI; Lakeshore Campus - Zeeland, MI;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   Chiang Mai campus - Chiang Mai, THAILAND;
    Additional Locations:   Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Bangkok, THAILAND; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Iloilo City, PHILIPPINES; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Manila, PHILIPPINES; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Papua, PAPUA NEW GUINEA; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Pyongtaek City, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Shatin N.T. Hong Kong, HONG KONG; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Sinagapore, SINGAPORE; Asia Biblical Theological Seminary - Yangon, MYANMAR;