In order for a prospective student to be successfully accepted into The College of Metaphysical Studies (TCOM) and enrolled into course(s) the prospective student must:
Learning Track Description and Proposal: Submit a Research Learning Track Description and Proposal that declares the proposed learning track and scholarly objectives that the prospective student wishes to accomplish; along with a timeline for each objective satisfied. Prospective students must also adhere to the TCOM Statement of Faith and Statement of Religious Protection or adopt their own Statement of Faith and Statement of Religious Protection. *To view the outline and instructions of the research learning track description and proposal please email email@example.com. Prospective students will receive an automated reply with the outline and instructions. **If the completed research learning track description and proposal is acceptable to the TCOM Admissions Committee prospective students will be asked to submit an admissions application.
Admissions Application: Submit the admissions application to TCOM. When completing the application students must be ready to submit their Identification Card and Social Security Number or National Number. *The prospective student must be 18 years of age or older to apply. The admissions application may be submitted online.
Transcripts: The prospective student must request that copies of their non-official and official transcript(s) be submitted to TCOM. There is a GPA requirement on all transcripts and it is as follows:
Prospective students who have graduated from high school but have never attended college:
- Submit high school transcript(s) with a 2.3 GPA or greater from a recognized accredited school to the Office of Admissions prior to the admittance of TCOM.
Prospective students who have been homeschooled:
- Submit proof of their home school scholastic achievement via the submission of a transcript with a 2.3 GPA or greater.
Prospective Students who are transfer students:
- Transfer students who have received a prior college education elsewhere from a recognized accredited college or university must submit their college/university transcript(s) that reflects a 2.3 or greater to TCOM. *Only those courses that are compatible with that of TCOM courses will be transferred onto their TCOM transcript after admittance. Certain conditions apply.
*Conditional Admittance and Course Enrollment: Conditional admittance and course enrollment is allocated to those students who do not meet the general admittance requirements but can prove that they can successfully complete a course with a passing grade. During their first term, students with insufficient admittance requirements and documentation will be placed on academic probation. Conditional admittance opportunities are granted to those students who have made measurable, significant and optimistic transformations within themselves, their communities, and broader society.
**Transcripts may be submitted electronically to:
**Unofficial transcripts may also be uploaded to the online admissions application which will be provided to you by a TCOM representative at the time of preliminary acceptance into TCOM.
Hardcopy Transcripts may be mailed to:
The College of Metaphysical Studies
2005 Eye Street Ste. 6 Bakersfield C.A. 93301
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Prospective students will receive an admissions decision not more than 5 days after all pre-enrollment criteria is satisfied. If the prospective student is accepted and admitted into TCOM, the prospective student will be required to pay:
Technology Fee: A $100.00 technology fee per course that the student is enrolled into. *TCOM has the ability to use its discretion with technology fee charges issued to the student.
Tuition: Upon enrollment into TCOM with course registration and enrollment, the student is responsible for paying tuition. Tuition is as follows: $7,680 (amounting to $320 per credit hour) per year for those students qualifying for financial aid. Scholarships are available for students who do not qualify for financial aid bringing the required tuition amount down to $5,520 per year to be paid in full. Additionally, students who do not qualify for financial aid have the option of paying 50% down on tuition ($3,840, amounting to $230 per credit hour) and $213.50 per month for 18 months. *These tuition amounts are to be paid per year and the student has completed all their studies at TCOM in order to receive their credential(s). **All monies made payable to TCOM will be paid in USD. For more information visit Fee Schedule.
Refunds: 1. The Institution assumes that all prospective students will have thought long about taking up a course and therefore applying for admission 2. However, the Institution understands that there are many reasons for wishing to withdraw from a course, both before and after courses have commenced. Consequently, the institution’s policy on refund of fees upon withdrawal is as follows: In the event of cancellation, for whatever reason, the following will apply:
*Cancellations must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org and will only be considered to have been made on the date on which they are received by the office of Admissions. For cancellations which are received before two weeks of the course commencement date, a non-refundable registration fee of $50 will be deducted and any balance held will be refunded. 3. Where cancellations are received after two weeks of the course commencement date, for whatever reason, no refund will be given. In the event that the cancellation is received within two weeks of the course commencement date, the refund will be at the discretion of the Institution.