Tuition and Special Fees

8.3 Tuition and Special Fees


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The following are tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 academic year, ending May 31, 2015 and are subject to change thereafter.
**Rates and fees are subject to change each academic year.

Tuition and Special Fees

8.3.a Tuition by Program

Master of Divinity, Master of Arts (Religion), Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Arts in Urban Mission
Per hour
Full-time students (enrolled for 12 or more credits at Westminster) will 
receive a $50 discount off total tuition billed each semester if tuition is paid in full by the payment deadline.
$475
Taking Th.M. or Ph.D. courses - each course $2,900
Master of Theology
Matriculation fee - due at initial enrollment $520
Each course
Full-time students (enrolled for three or more courses at Westminster) will 
receive a $50 discount off total tuition billed each semester if tuition is paid in full by the payment deadline.
$2,900
Continuation fee -due for each semester in which no new course work will be 
taken, until student has been fully approved to graduate.

The fee is due September 1 and February 1
$630
Thesis - due when formally submitted 
(Deadline is March 1 prior to commencement)
$880
Doctor of Philosophy
Matriculation fee - due at initial enrollment $800
Each course
Full-time students (enrolled for three or more courses at Westminster) will 
receive a $50 discount off total tuition billed each semester if tuition is paid in full by the payment deadline.
$2,900
Continuation fee -due for each semester in which no new course work will be 
taken, until student has been fully approved to graduate, and when taking 
PT 421P as the only course. (If the dissertation is submitted by the deadline 
and approved for that year’s graduation, the last semester’s continuation fee 
will be refunded.) 
The fee is due September 1 and February 1
$630
Dissertation fee -due when formally submitted 
(Deadline is January 15 prior to commencement)
$1,010
External reader fee -due when dissertation is formally submitted 
(Deadline is January 15 prior to commencement)
$1,010
Doctor of Ministry
Tuition - due with registration or by August 1
$4,820
Tuition - due August 1 in second year of program $4,820
Tuition - due August 1 in third year of program $4,820
Ancillary workshop fees may be charged by CCEF to students enrolled in occasional 
counseling modules (to be announced). 
Continuation fee - due August 1 in fourth year and any subsequent years in the 
program
$630
External reader fee -due when the applied research project is formally 
submitted (Deadline is November 15 prior to commencement)
$520
Certificate
Per hour
Full-time students (enrolled for 12 or more credits at Westminster) will 
receive a $50 discount off total tuition billed each semester if tuition is paid in full by the payment deadline.

$475

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8.3.bTuition - Other

Advanced Theological Writing (PT 031P, PT 033P, PT 035P) $475
English Bible survey (PT 013P) $475
Mentored Ministry Integration Seminar (PT 021P, PT 021P-2) $220 each course

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8.3.c Special Fees

(non-refundable unless otherwise specified)

Application fee (see deadlines for particular degree in Degree Programs section) 
$75
Special Student (non-degree) application fee 
$30
Late fee for application submission $30
Reinstatement fee: If the student has voluntarily withdrawn and wishes to 
return to the same program 
$25
Reinstatement fee: If the student has been withdrawn administratively (financial 
or academic reasons) 
$150
Re-entry fee (Th.M./D.Min./Ph.D.) - when a student is withdrawn for more than one semester or one year.
$200
Advance deposit for new students and for students entering a new degree 
program (applicable to tuition when the student registers for classes, but 
not refundable if the student does not enroll): 
D.Min./M.Div./M.A.R./M.A.B.C./M.A.U.M 
For summer and fall semesters, due June 1; for winter and spring semesters, 
due November 1. If the applicant is admitted after this due date, the 
deposit is due immediately upon receipt of the admission letter. 
Th.M./Ph.D.
Due April 15. If the applicant is admitted after this due date, the deposit is due immediately upon receipt of the admission letter.




$100



$250

Student Fee (includes student activity fee and technology fee - 
required of all students enrolled for courses and refundable only during first 
two weeks of classes) 
Fall Semester 
Spring Semester



$100
$100
Adding or dropping courses (after registration deadline) per course 
$10
Late registration fee 
$25
Late payment of tuition and continuation fees after classes start 
$50
Academic deadline missed (and no extension granted) for Preliminary Exams, Language Exams, Comprehensive Exams, Learning Contract, Dissertation Proposal, Dissertation, Thesis, Applied Research Project 
$50
Change of emphasis within same program
Change of Program 
$25
$25
Commencement fee - Due March 1 prior to commencement 
Certificate program (includes regalia) 
All other degree programs (includes regalia)
(Refundable only until April 1; after this date, no portion of this fee is 
refundable for those who do not attend the commencement ceremony, or 
for those who purchase their own regalia.)

$130
$150
Distance Education fee per course (non-refundable)
Hybrid Course fee per course (non-refundable, paid to CCEF)
ATW PT 031P DE course

$100
$100
$50

Testing Fee: PTC 432 Essential Qualities of a Biblical Counselor (subject to change) $50
Auditing fee

Category 1: Full-time (FT) students & their spouses
Up to the number of credits taken by the FT student                         Free  

Additional credits                                                      one half tuition rate                                                                                         

Category 2: FT faculty members & staff & their spouses & children        Free   

Category 3: Part-time employees                                                      Free  

Category 4: Westminster graduates of a degree program                    

a)      PhD, ThM & DMin graduates                                                   Free    

b)      MDiv & MAR graduates:

         MDiv, MAR, MAC & MAUM courses                                           Free

         All other courses                                         one fourth tuition rate

c)      MAC & MAUM graduates

         MAC & MAUM courses                                                           Free

         All other courses                                         one fourth tuition rate

Category 5: Church Leader Audit

         One course per semester/term                                              Free

         Additional courses                                          one half tuition rate

Category 6: All others

         Courses at any level                                        one half tuition rate

Unlimited for one week (see 5.2.3.e Auditing for more information)

 

 

Transcript fee - per transcript $10
International mailing fee for replacement documents 
$15

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8.3.d Room

The room rates for 2014-2015 are as follows:

Per person, per semester:
Single ..................................................................................
Double .................................................................................

 

$1,300
$1,100

Per person, winter term:
Single ..................................................................................
Double .................................................................................

 

$335
$385

Per person, per summer month: 
Single ..................................................................................
Double .................................................................................
$335
$385
Deposit required to reserve a room for the fall semester or summer term ($150 
applies to room rent in the term for which admission is granted and deposit 
made; $100 refundable when room is vacated, if left in satisfactory 
condition)

$250

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8.3.e London Program Tuition

(Please section 2.8.1 for additional information about the London program)

Master of Theology
Citizens of Europe or the United Kingdom:
Matriculation fee - due at initial registration 
£190
Each course 
£650
Continuation fee - due for each semester following the first year in which no 
new course work will be taken, until a student has been fully approved to 
graduate. The fee is due September 1 and February 1
£190
Thesis - due when formally submitted 
(Deadline is April 1 prior to commencement) 
£310
Auditing fee, each course £175
Late Registration Fee 
£20
Master of Theology
All other students:
Matriculation fee - due at initial registration $520

Each course
U.S. residents are required to submit tuition payment to the Philadelphia
Finance Office two weeks prior to module start date.

$2,900
Continuation fee - due for each semester following the first year in which no 
new course work will be taken, until a student has been fully approved to 
graduate. The fee is due September 1 and February 1 
$630
Thesis - due when formally submitted 
(Deadline is April 1 prior to commencement)
$880
Auditing fee, each course (50% of tuition) 
$1,450
Late Registration Fee $25
Special Fees (non-refundable unless otherwise specified) 
Application fee $12
Late payment of tuition and continuation fees $25
Transcript fees
Standard processing
Express processing (mailed out within 24 hours of request)
Additional charges will be assessed for express mailing services.
$10
$20