Graduate School Costs
|Estimated Cost for a Full-Time Student|
|Year One (21 Credits)||Tuition: $9,765||Fees: $415|
|Year Two (27 Credits)||Tuition: $12,555||Fees: $905|
This does not reflect tuition waivers awarded to ministers. Details below.
TUITION & FEES
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
|Cost per Credit||$465|
|Audit per Credit||$235|
|Evaluation for credit for prior learning||$300|
|Library Fee (annual fee)||$100|
|Technology Fee (per credit)||$15|
|Thesis Reader Fee||$150|
|TBC Deferred Payment Fee||$75|
|Continuance of Prior Catalog Fee||$50|
|Rushed Transcript Request||$25|
*This deposit reserves your place in our enrollment. $200 is applied to your tuition and fees and $50 is non-refundable.
Deadline for registration
Fall Semester: August 1st
Deadline for Financial Registration
Fall Semester: August 15th
Ph.D. Tuition and Fees
|Tuition per Seminar||Per Semester (7 credits)||$4,550.00|
|Annual Tuition||Per Year||$9,100.00|
|Total Course Tuition Cost||4 years/60 credits (includes 4 extra credits added at final submission)||$39,000.00|
|General Fee||Per Semester||$20.00|
|Online Library Fee||Per semester||$50.00|
|Technology Fee||Per Credit||$15.00|
|Deferral Fee||Beyond 4 years (Interim or After)|
|Semesters 1 & 2||Per Semester||$500.00|
|Semesters 3 & 4||Per Semester||$750.00|
|Semesters 5 & 6||Per Semester||$1,000.00|
|Independent Study under extenuating circumstances||Per Semester (maximum 2 semesters allowed)||$1,000.00|
|Transfer of Credit Fee||$150.00|
|Graduation Fee (Includes examination and defense fees)||$850.00|
|External Examiner Fee||$750.00|
|Moving fee for External Examiner (Dependent on travel costs)||TBD|
Trinity offers generous financial assistance and deferred payment plans. Title IV federal aid is not available for Graduate School.
|20% Credentialed Minister’s Tuition Waiver|
Non-Credentialed Spouse Waiver Match
– If one spouse is credentialed and the other isn’t but wants to join the M.A. program, we will extend the 20% credentialed ministers waiver to both spouses.
5% Early Application Tuition Waiver
– Applications received before July 1 (for Fall) and January 1 (for Spring)
5% Trinity Alumni Waiver
– For students who have previously attended classes at Trinity
|50% Tuition Waiver|
*All waivers are stackable up to (but not exceeding) 50%.
Deferred Payment Plans
We offer a variety of deferred payment plans to help you reach your Graduate School goals. To learn more about payment plan options, please contact the Financial Aid office at (701) 349-5416 or email@example.com.
MEALS & HOUSING
|701 Cafe & Grill||$5-$8/meal|
|1 Bed in Shared Apartment||$100/week|
On-campus graduate accommodations include one bed in a shared apartment. Graduate students are roomed exclusively with other graduate students of the same gender.Each apartment has 1-2 bedrooms, a living room, bathroom, full kitchen, and high speed Wi-Fi.
|Harvest Inn Hotel||701.349.2467|
|Praire Winds Motel||701.349.3771|
Ask about a Trinity Bible College discount.
Other hotels are available in Aberdeen, South Dakota (35 miles south).
PROGRAM COURSE FEES
As part of M.A. Global Theology program, students travel to Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East for Learning Experiences. The cost of the Learning Experiences will be collected prior to the trip. We work diligently to keep the prices as low as possible. Effective fall 2019, the estimated cost including travel, double occupancy accommodation, and meals, is anticipated at approximately $2,650 per Learning Experience . This is in addition to tuition and fees.
As part of the M.A. Rural Ministries program, students travel to four rural Saturation Experiences. The cost of the Saturation Experiences will be collected prior to the trip. We work diligently to keep prices as low as possible. The estimated cost including travel, double occupancy accommodation, and meals is anticipated at approximately $500 per Saturation Experience . This is in addition to tuition and fees.