Tuition And Fees

The following tuition and fee schedule applies to the 2016-17 academic year.


Master of Divinity/Masters in Community Leadership/Certificate Programs

  • Tuition for full time MDiv students is $18,616 (based on 26 units for the academic year)
  • Tuition for full time MCL or Certificate students is $17,184 (based on 24 units for year)
  • Cost per unit is $716.00
Fees (in addition to tuition)
Student Fees Per Semester
Student Association Fee $15
Education Fees $250
Application Fee $40 – Domestic—paid once during admissions process
$80 – International—paid once during admissions process
MDiv Assessment Fee (MDiv only) $50 – paid in first semester
Internship Assessment Fee (MDiv/MCL) $65 – paid in first semester
Graduation Fee $200 – paid in last semester
Additional Fees/Costs
Lost Access Key Fee $20 – per circumstance
Transcript Fee $10 – per requested copy

Master of Arts (ABSW/GTU) (tuition rates are for 2016-17)

For additional MA fees see Graduate Theological Union catalog or GTU website at www.gtu.edu

GTU Common MA (first two years) $733 per credit
MA continuing relations fee (after two years) $4,400 per semester (more than 12 credits per semester for fall and spring, all intersession and summer terms charged at per credit fee)

ABSW Doctor of Ministry

  • DMin degree is a total of thirty (30) units
  • For the 2016-17 academic year, each three (3) unit DMin course is $1746. Cost per unit is $582.
Fees (in addition to tuition)
Education Fee $150 – Paid per term
Continuing Fee (after 30 units) $750 – per January and June term
Graduation Fee $200 – Paid in last semester
Dissertation Binding Fee See http://gtu.edu/library/students/thesis-dissertation-approval – paid after successful dissertation defense (minimum two copies)

Auditor Fee/Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Cost per course unit $150
1.5 Unit Course $225
3.0 Unit Course $450

Other Financial Considerations

All bills are due and payable at time of enrollment. All financial obligations must be met or arranged for prior to enrollment in the next semester. Grades are issued, degrees conferred, and transcripts issued only after all accounts are settled. ABSW accepts e-check, check, money orders, and cash or credit card payments. Master-level degree students must enroll in minimally six units per semester to be eligible to apply for financial aid.

Health Insurance

Students enrolled in nine (9) or more credits in any one semester must either enroll in the GTU HIPS program, or provide proof of health insurance that has comparable benefits and costs. More information will be given to students, as applicable.