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Tuition, Fees, & Expenses for 2020-2021

This page lists the most common tuition and fees. By God’s grace, very few students take out any debt during their years in seminary.

Tuition Costs 

wdt_ID Degree Credits per semester Cost
1 Master's (including CGS and nondegree), fall and spring 9+ $595/credit hour
2 Master's (including CGS and nondegree), fall and spring 1-8 $619/credit hour
3 Master's (including CGS and nondegree), summer 6+ $595/credit hour
4 Master's (including CGS and nondegree), summer 1-5 $619/credit hour
5 Master's (including CGS and nondegree), winter any $595/credit hour
6 Master's, ministry partner $313/credit hour
7 Non-US Chinese and Spanish Students (contact us) rates vary
8 Audit, master's degree course $50/credit hour
9 ThM tuition-free audit or credit courses over and above the hours required for the ThM degree or a ThM/MA dual degree. Limit five courses (one per term) $50/course
10 Doctor of Ministry/Doctor of Educational Ministry $650/credit hour

Fees

wdt_ID Area Cost
1 General Fee (does not apply to audit only or Spiritual Formation only students), fall and spring $65/term
2 General Fee (does not apply to audit only or Spiritual Formation only students), summer and winter $10/credit hour
3 General Fee, Doctor of Ministry $15/credit hour
4 Technology Fee (does not apply to audit only or Spiritual Formation only students), fall and spring $225/term
5 Technology Fee (does not apply to audit only or Spiritual Formation only students), summer and winter $35/credit hour
6 Technology Fee, Doctor of Ministry $35/credit hour
7 Activity Fee (optional membership to Tom Landry Baylor Fitness Center), Dallas campus only, fall and spring $75/term
8 Spiritual Formation Fee, SF5100, individual $95/term
9 Spiritual Formation Fee, SF5100, married couples $120/term
10 Spiritual Formation Fee, SF5110, individual $190/term
wdt_ID Advance Deposit Cost
1 New (and reentering) master's and doctoral level students (does not apply to nondegree; this fee transfers to the student's Graduation/Conferral Fee at the time of degree conferral) $200
wdt_ID Thesis, Dissertation, and Graduation Fees Cost
1 Master's Thesis Filing Fee $60
2 PhD/DEdMin/DMin Dissertation or Applied Research Project Filing Fee (includes microfilming) $100
3 Binding Fee (for each personal copy of dissertation or applied research project desired) $25
4 Graduation Postponement Fee $200
5 Diploma Replacements $35
wdt_ID Fee Cost
1 Application Fee (nonrefundable), general application fee $75
2 Application Fee (nonrefundable), additional program application fee $75
3 Application Fee (nonrefundable), reclassification fee (transferring from one degree to another) $75
4 Change in schedule after payment deadline, each course $10
5 Late Registration Fee $100
6 Late Payment Fee, one day after term payment deadline $50
7 Late Payment Fee, through first week of term $100
8 Late Payment Fee, second week of term $150
9 Late Payment Fee, after second week of term, students pay $20 per week in addition to the $150 fee (no more than $230 total) $20
10 MABC Student Counseling Fee $100