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Tuition, Fees, & Expenses for 2014-2015

Every effort is made to keep student expenses as low as possible. Because of gifts from alumni and friends of the seminary, students pay only a portion of the real cost of their education.

Tuition Costs

Degree Credits per Semester Cost
Master's degree programs,
fall and spring
9+ hours per semester $475 per credit hour
1-8 hours per semester $502 per credit hour
Doctor of Philosophy stage one $575 per credit hour
stage two $645 per credit hour
Doctor of Ministry   $615 per credit hour

For more information, please see the detailed breakdown of tuition costs.

Typical Costs per Semester

Area Cost
Tuition (12 credit hours) $5,460
General Fees $240
Books $325
Total Estimated Expenses per Semester $6,025

For more information, please see the detailed breakdown of breakdown of typical semester costs. Please keep in mind that the above expenses may be significantly reduced through financial aid. We have created an online interactive financial aid calculator to allow you to see how you may be able to graduate debt free!


DTS's student financial aid program, including scholarships, loans, and an interest-free payment plan (TMS), offers students realistic opportunities to finance their education. The amount of scholarship available to students has increased in recent years. Total aid available to students now exceeds $2 million.

Types of Scholarships

The mission of Dallas Theological Seminary is to glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders for the proclamation of His Word and the building up of the body of Christ worldwide.

Help train the next generation of godly servant leaders by breaking down financial barriers.

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