Registration and Payment Policy

Registration and Payment Policy

Online Registration is for returning students only!

New students and students taking a course as an independent study must meet with the Academic Dean or Registrar and register in person.

After you have submitted your registration, you will see a confirmation page. Print this for your records. This is only confirmation that you will receive.

Payment policy for:

  • Doctor of Ministry students are to pay a $500 deposit (per semester) at the time of registration. Tuition for 2015-2016 is $2680.00 per semester.
  • Master of Arts and Continuing Education Students are to pay $100 per credit hour at the time of registration. Tuition for 2015-2016 is $355.00 per credit hour. A special tuition of $265.00 is granted to full time Cleveland Diocesan employees, Roman Catholic clergy, religious and Certified Pastoral Ministers serving in the Diocese of Cleveland and those accepted into the Diaconate Formation Program or into the pastoral Ministry Certification process of the Diocese of Cleveland.
  • Audit fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. Audit fee is $220.00 per course.
  • Please note that your registration is not recorded until the Accounting Office receives your deposit and/or audit fees.Checks (payable to Saint Mary Seminary) may be mailed to: Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology ATTN: Registrar, 28700 Euclid Avenue, Wickliffe, OH 44092-2585. OR you may pay the Finance Office (440-943-7668) by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
  • Remainder of tuition is due within 30 days of receipt of the invoice date.
  • Tuition may be paid by cash, check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).


Note:  Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology does not participate in the US Federal Student Financial Assistance programs.  All students enrolled at least half time, (i.e. 4 credits for graduate students) may be eligible for student loan deferment. All deferment requests are to be submitted to the Registrar for verification and processing.