Homeschool Students

Homeschool Students

Discover Your Place at Grace

In the heart of West Michigan, Grace Christian University stands as a beacon of faith-based education, offering a unique blend of academic and spiritual growth. At Grace, we understand and appreciate the distinct journey of homeschooled students and have crafted a community focused on transformational relationships and spiritual growth, making our university an ideal choice for those seeking an environment that aligns with their educational experiences and values.

Tailored Education in a Faith-Centered Community

As a homeschool student, you’re accustomed to a learning environment that’s both personalized and value driven. Grace Christian University extends this experience into higher education. Our small class sizes ensure personalized attention as well as a collaborative learning environment.

Our Mission

Graduating courageous ambassadors for Christ who make an eternal impact wherever they go.

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Our Core Values

  • Bible Centered
  • Grace Theology
  • Ministry Focused
  • Transformational Relationships
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Our Vision

To be a vibrant Biblical University exalting Jesus Christ, preparing culturally intelligent students for diverse careers in the global marketplace.

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Our Statement of Faith

A statement of the doctrinal position to which the Board, Administration, and Faculty of Grace Christian University are committed.

Explore & Discover

An On-Campus Program for You

Explore faith-driven education with our diverse array of schools. From theology to business, each school offers a unique lens through which to view the world, rooted in our shared values and commitment to excellence. Discover your passion and purpose within our supportive community of learners, where faith and knowledge intersect to shape leaders of tomorrow.

Arts & Sciences
Bible & Ministry
Business Innovation & Public Service

The program provides students with competencies in understanding culturally diverse communication processes, relational communication, communication strategy formulation and implementation, and adaptability.

Interdisciplinary Studies

The Interdisciplinary Studies program at Grace Christian University will enhance students’ desire to see effective change in the world with opportunities to think through complex problems to come up with creative solutions. This program offers the ability to build upon a biblical foundation providing the tools to be a creative problem solver and world changer.

Associate of Arts

Every Associate of Arts degree is designed to meet the Art and Science core required of students while intertwining our biblical core. The school aims to develop passionate servants of Jesus that emphasize the integration of character transformation, ministry experience, and biblical truth.

Biblical Studies

The mission of the School of Bible and Ministry is to prepare students for vocational Christian ministry by developing a foundational knowledge of the Bible and theology, ministry principles and practices, and by nurturing the personal character necessary for a life of service to Jesus Christ.

Leadership & Ministry

Students are challenged to think biblically about all aspects of life, develop spirituality in themselves and others, enhance their ministry skills and engage with the world. The curriculum mixes practical and theoretical knowledge through classroom work, research, and real-world experience.

School of Business Innovation & Public Service

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Bachelor of Science


Students will learn to utilize a variety of field experiences with businesses, real-world case studies, role-playing, and group projects for developing business opportunities and ventures in society. The program is committed to leveraging the use of current technology in every discipline.

Business Management
Bachelor of Science

Business - Management

Student will learn Christian principles in marketing function with fundamental business enterprise concepts and principles of management, leadership, economics, finance, and accounting.

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Bachelor of Science

Business - Marketing

Students will gain an understanding of the Christian call to business as a ministry. Demonstrate mastery of business disciplines by using real-world businesses in addition to the classroom environment to make an impact on an organization’s productivity and profitability through various disciplines.

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Bachelor of Science

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice degree gives a broad overview of the field and the unique challenges of law enforcement and the criminal justice system. It provides a biblically-informed, interdisciplinary education in the human services field, having theoretical knowledge and application for real-world Christian service.

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Bachelor of Science

Human Services

The Human Services program provides a comprehensive understanding of helping and healing relationships that enable graduates to serve individuals, families, and society. Its purpose is to develop practitioners who are biblically-informed, ethical thinkers who can apply their knowledge to serve others.

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Bachelor of Science


The science of psychology goes beyond diagnosing and treating mental illness. Students majoring in the science of psychology learn how to ethically use research to improve people’s lives with respect to the family, employment, and recreation.

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Dual Enrollment

A Pathway to Early Success

One of the unique opportunities at Grace Christian University is our Dual Enrollment program. This program is particularly beneficial for homeschooled students in high school, as it allows them to earn college credits while completing their high school education. Our dual enrollment programs are available both online and on-campus. These flexible options integrate seamlessly with your homeschooling schedule. The credits earned can be applied toward your degree at Grace or transferred to other institutions. Don’t miss out on these benefits!

Academic Head Start

Begin your college education early, reducing both the time and cost of earning your degree.

College Experience

Familiarize yourself with college-level coursework, easing the transition from homeschool to college.

Explore Interests

Dive into subjects that pique your interest, shaping your future academic and career paths.

Cost-Effective Credits

The credits earned through Dual Enrollment are a cost-effective way to begin your college journey.

Bible-Centered Courses

Every class in our Dual Enrollment program upholds the Bible as its core, guiding every lesson and discussion to provide an education grounded in biblical values.

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Financial Aid Options

The Financial Aid Office at Grace desires to help students and their families gain access to several financial aid sources, such as grants, scholarships, Work-Study, and loans, so that each student will have an opportunity to be a part of the Grace experience.

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Why Grace Christian University?

At Grace, you are more than just a student. You are a person with unlimited potential made in the image of a loving God. We understand that your calling and career path will be as unique as you are. At Grace you will experience a Bible centered education no matter your major.


Why? No matter your vocation you are called to be Image Bearers of Christ. Students who attend Grace will see scripture permeated throughout their course work and be pushed to grow spiritually.

The Bible is Central

Grace Christian University is accredited by both the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). ABHE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education and has designated Grace Christian University as an institute of higher education in which the Bible is central and the development of Christian life and ministry is essential.


Life at Grace

Experience life at Grace, where every facet of campus living is infused with the timeless wisdom of scripture. From dynamic chapel services to vibrant student-led ministries, immerse yourself in a community dedicated to spiritual growth and academic excellence. Discover a place where faith and learning converge, shaping not just minds, but hearts, so you can become a courageous ambassador for Christ.

Study Abroad

Cross-Cultural Experiences

Grace aspires to support students desiring to participate in cross-cultural experiences. Students interested in Faculty-Led Programs and Mission Trips opportunities may contact an academic advisor for more information. Even though participating in a mission trip is not required, it is strongly encouraged in order for students to gain a greater understanding of the world around them and can be better prepared for the field they are entering.


A Non-Traditional Path to a Degree

A biblically informed education takes a student’s God-given talents, gifts, and passions and prepares them to serve effectively and immediately. At Grace we have partnerships that offer students a non-traditional path toward degree completion. Our Partnership Agreements allow students who complete these programs to have their certificate acknowledged as transfer credit at Grace Christian University. The credit amount will vary based on partnership and degree path at Grace.

Dual Degrees

Expanded Degree Options

Many of our students visit campus and fall in love with our community. We know we are a small university and that is what makes us special. Students pursuing a Dual Degree are choosing to engage deeply with our spiritual core and pursue a degree beyond what we offer in-house.

On-Campus Scholarships

Campus Scholarships Available to Everyone!

Grace offers a couple unique scholarships to prospective students who want to attend the university on-campus:

  • The Honors Scholarship provides up to $8500 in aid based on your high school GPA; this annual scholarship is available your entire time at Grace.
  • The Visit Scholarship provides $1000 in aid if you do a tour of our campus and apply to Grace.

We Love Our Athletic Programs

Our teams compete in regional and national championships each year and the coaching staff is exceptional. On and off the court, our student athletes are prepared to live Christ-like lives – preparing for future service to the church and society.

4 + 1 Program

Earn a Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree in 5 Years!

With our 4 + 1 Program, you can streamline your undergraduate studies into an online accelerated Master’s Degree. You can apply up to 12 graduate-level course credits to both your Bachelor’s and Master’s to earn both degrees in as little as five years.

Military Benefits

Discover a Military-Friendly School

We are grateful for the courageous men and women who serve our country. If you’re a veteran, active duty service member, or military spouse, be sure to check out our military scholarships, tuition assistance, and other benefits.

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See the places around campus where you will make lifelong friends, meet the faculty that will invest in your growth,  experience chapel, meet a coach, stay for lunch, and find out if Grace is the right place for you.

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To secure your enrollment, you must submit a $200 deposit. This deposit is refundable until May 15.

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