Discover excellent academic standards, an inspirational student body, and
community of staff and faculty that tirelessly give you everything
they’ve got—so you can change the world for Christ.
Explore PCC’s undergraduate and graduate degrees, with over 60
possibilities that will inspire, challenge, and prepare you for your
Pensacola Christian College inspires students that are innovative,
about making a difference for Christ. Come discover what PCC has to
tuition costs, and more!
The PCC journey is packed full of exciting opportunities outside of the
classroom. Explore the
various activities, get involved, and make the most of your college
Take a look at the FAQs below, and let us know if you still have questions! Just call us at 1-800-722-4636 or email Admissions@pcci.edu. We'd love to help.
Only new incoming students are eligible for the First Step Option program.
Yes, students must be high school graduates.
Yes, the program is available for international students as long as they meet admission
It’s an opportunity for new incoming students to earn college credit during their
gap year. You can choose from over 25 courses, taking up to 11 credits for 2 consecutive
Bible, English, history, math, and science courses that meet liberal arts requirements.
listing for all
During your time as a First Step student, you will not be able to take advantage of
financial aid options. However, when you transition to on-campus learning, financial aid
options will be re-opened for you to apply, including the Fourth Year Tuition-Free
Courses cost $369 per credit hour. View a current list of tuition and fees and see
how our payment plan works to make First Step Option courses even more affordable.
All tests are completed online through Canvas, PCC’s online learning management
system, and may be proctored by a remote online proctor or approved in-person proctor.
There is no charge to use remote proctoring.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a stable internet connection of at
least 2.0 Mbps or higher available at the location(s) where you will be completing your
course(s) online. You should verify that this access will be available before
registering for online classes.
If you will be using online proctoring, you need to take your tests and exams using a PC
or Mac desktop computer, laptop, or Chromebook. A webcam and microphone are required.
Cell phones and tablets cannot be used.
Please note: Students using Respondus online proctoring or a live proctor will need
to download the Respondus LockDown Browser on their device before taking any
Yes, a proctor is required for online classes. Online proctoring is our preferred proctoring method for tests and exams. However, if you choose to use a live proctor, there is a $10 proctor verification fee, and the proctor must be approved. The proctor must be a member of the local church staff or the staff of a Christian school. Relatives, peers, or other students enrolled in online courses are not allowed to be proctors. Your proctor should be available throughout the term to proctor your tests, and you will need to plan your testing times around your proctor’s schedule.
This first year only, you can take online courses during the fall and spring semesters.
See this upcoming semester’s dates and
An academic advisor
would be happy to help you choose
courses that will best fit your
course of study.
Yes, you can take up to 11 credits per semester.
Yes, Pensacola Christian College is accredited by TRACS. Students planning to transfer
credits to another institution are responsible to confirm whether courses meet the
institutional and specific degree requirements of the transfer institution.
You’ll access your courses online through Canvas, an online learning management
system where you can watch course videos, turn in assignments, take quizzes and tests,
and communicate with other students, your teacher, and the Online Learning Office.
Online courses have the same lectures and course requirements as on-campus college
courses. For a 3-credit course, plan to spend about 9 hours a week watching course
lectures, studying, and completing course assignments. Plan 6 hours weekly for 2-credit
courses and 12 hours weekly for 4-credit courses.
You’ll need to notify us of your request in writing by emailing Registrar@pcci.edu or by letter sent to the
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Pensacola, FL 32523-9160
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