"Let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest-time, if we will not give up." Galatians 6:9


The following tuition and fee schedule applies to the 2014-15 academic year.  

Master of Divinity/Masters in Community Leadership/Certificate Programs

Tuition for full time MDiv students is $17,550 (based on 26 units for the academic year)

Tuition for full time MCL or Certificate students is $16,200 (based on 24 units for year)

Cost per unit is $675.00

Fees (in addition to tuition)

Student Fees

Per Semester

Student Association Fee


Technology Fee


Activity Fee


Library Fee




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


Books and supplies (estimate for year)

$1040 – based on 26 units for the academic year

Late Registration Fee

$100 – per semester when registering after deadline

Change of Enrollment Fee

$50 – per course after the first two weeks of classes

Leave of Absence Fee

$100 – per semester up to two consecutive semesters



Lost Access Key Fee

$20 – after second issue (key replaced once)

Transcript Fee

$10 – per requested copy

Master of Arts (ABSW/GTU)

GTU Common M. A. (first two years)

$670 per credit/$16,080 per year (12 units per semester)

M.A. continuing relations fee (after two years)

$4020 per semester

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


ABSW Doctor of Ministry


DMin degree is a total of 30 units.

For 2014-2015 academic year, each 3 unit DMin course is $1650. Cost per unit is $550


Fees (in addition to tuition):

Administrative Fee

$150 – paid per term

Continuing Fee (after 30 units)

$750 – per Jan and June term

Graduation Fee

$200 – paid in last semester

Dissertation Binding Fee

$16/copy  – paid after successful dissertation defense (minimum 2 copies)



Additional Fees/Costs


Books and supplies (estimate for year)

$500 – based on 12 units for the academic year

Credit Card Payment Fee

$35 – per transaction

Lost Access Key Fee

$20 – per circumstance

Transcript Fee

$10 – per requested copy



Auditor Fee/Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


Auditor Fee: Cost per course unit: $140; 1.5 Unit Course=$210; 3.0 Unit Course=$420
CEU: Cost per CEU: $105 (General equivalency: 1.5 Unit Course=2.0 CEUs; 3.0 Unit Course=4.0 CEUs)


Other Financial Considerations

All bills are due and payable in advance. 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 cards payments. 

See http://absw.edu/section/view/payment_options for more information about payments.

See http://absw.edu/section/view/financial_aid for general financial aid information.

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.