Degrees and programs to help you find your path
Degrees and Programs
Among Northpoint’s academic programs, the Baccalaureate Degree is primary. This degree broadens the student’s educational experience and focuses 52 of the 128 required credit hours on Biblical and Theological studies. The program is designed to develop the student for Christian service and prepare him/her for life-long learning.
Students enrolled in this program major in Biblical Studies and take a second major in one of the following:
- Ministry Leadership
- Children & Family Ministry
- Student Ministry
- Intercultural Ministry
- Pastoral Ministry
- Worship Arts Ministry
The Baccalaureate Degree fulfills the undergraduate requirement for like-education at the seminary level.
By offering an Associate in Arts degree in Bible and Theology we are preparing and equipping students who have a desire to serve in the local church, parachurch, or mission field as a licensed certified minister. The purpose of the Associate in Arts degree program is to provide the student with a basic foundation in the humanities and Bible and Theology, as well as ministry training, thus preparing the student to serve as a lay or licensed certified minister.
The degree earned is an:
- Associate in Arts Degree in Bible and Theology
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What is Northpoint's Transfer of Credit Policy?
Student should request an official transcript from all colleges he/she has attended. The official transcript from an accredited college or university should be submitted to the Office of the Registrar at the time of application. Only courses in which a grade of C or better was earned will be considered. Once the transcript is evaluated the student will be notified, as will the Financial Aid office, to the number of credits being transferred into Northpoint. Only credits that go toward a student’s program will be transferred. Students must complete their last 30 hours of credits through Northpoint in order to graduate with a degree or certificate. Requests for credits to be transferred in following matriculation must be approved by the Dean of Academics.
What should I expect to pay?
Haverhill Campus Undergraduate Fees for 2018-2019
|Tuition ($393 per credit hour)||$5,895 (15 hour example)||$5,895 (15 hour example)|
|Housing/Dormitory (based double occupancy)*||$3,225||$3,225|
|Meal Plan A**||$1,715||$1,715|
*Campus housing is available to full-time students. Private room and part-time housing subject to approval by the Student Life Office. Married apartments are $425-$850 per month and based on availability. Apartments are limited.
**The meal plan is required if you are full-time and on campus. If you live off-campus or are taking under 12 credit hours, you are not required to purchase a meal plan.
The room deposit (for on campus students) is $100, and the mailbox key deposit is $12.50. These can both get refunded at the end of your time at Northpoint if you meet the requirements.
These only apply to some.
|Single Occupancy Room, additional fee||$745/semester|
|Super Single Suite, additional fee||$1,040/semester|
|Refrigerator or A/C||$80/semester|
|Vehicle Registration||$60 on campus|
$38 off campus
|Audit Fee||$190/credit hour|
|Music Lesson Fee||$390|
|Online Learning Fee||$105/course|
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that all students who are enrolled at least 3/4 time and attending a college or university located in Massachusetts, have adequate health insurance coverage. Please contact your health insurance provider for more information.
Northpoint Bible College does provide medical insurance for an annual fee. The student is not required to purchase insurance through Northpoint, but must find a medical insurance provider that will meet the Massachusetts requirements." The cost for the 2018-2019 academic year is $2,789 for undergraduate and $3,270 for graduate students.
Northpoint Credit Policies
- Fifty percent of semester charges are due at registration. Financial aid can be applied toward the down payment. The semester balance can be made in monthly installments or by equal payments of the remaining balance on October 15 and December 1 for the Fall semester. Spring semester payments dates are March 1 and April 15.
- Special billing charges and arrangements pertain to married students, please contact Northpoint Student Billing Office for details at (978) 478-3400.
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- If you would like to estimate how much money it will cost you to attend school here, please feel free to utilize our net price calculator here.
Where can I submit my application paperwork?
Our preference is that you submit your application electronically using our online application form. If you need to fax in or mail material to us, you can do so. Please mail the paperwork to Northpoint Bible College, Attn: Office of Admissions, 320 South Main St, Haverhill, MA 01835. Our fax number is 1 + (978) 478-3406. Please ensure you include a cover letter with "Attn: Office of Admissions" and "Application" in your subject line.
When is the application deadline?
The application deadline for the Fall semester each year is August 1. The deadline for the Spring semester is January 1.
Does Northpoint require SAT scores?
SAT scores are required for US and Canadian applicants. Scores will not be used as acceptance criterion but for academic placement only. ACT scores will be accepted if SAT scores are unavailable, however, SAT scores are preferred for admission.
What degree does a Northpoint graduate receive?
Upon graduation from Northpoint Bible College a student receives a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a second major in one of the following areas: Children And Family Ministry, Church Ministry, Music And Worship Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Urban Ministry, World Mission, or Youth Ministry. Northpoint also offers an Associate of Arts degree in Bible and Theology as well as a one year certificate.
Is Northpoint Bible College accredited?
Yes, Northpoint Bible College received full accreditation with the Association for Biblical Higher Education in February 2001. In addition to our national accreditation status, Northpoint is currently in the process of pursuing regional accreditation.