The Board of Trustees
approved the following schedule of tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year:
Master of Divinity Program:
|Room and Board:||$9,250|
|MDiv Grad Fee:||$ 200|
|CPL Phone/Internet:||$ 325|
Doctor of Ministry Program:
|$5,360 – $2,680/sem
$3,700 – $1,850/sem
|Grad Fee:||$ 200|
|Continuation Fee:||$1,750 – $ 875/sem|
Master of Arts and Continuing Education Program:
|Credit Hour:||$ 355|
|Discounted Rate:||$ 265 *see details below|
|Audit (per course):||$ 220|
|MA Grad Fee:||$ 200|
General Financial Policies:
Call the Finance Office (440-943-7668) to pay by credit card: (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
Refund for tuition will be made on the following basis:
A student who changes from credit to audit or audit to credit, or adds or drops a class should do so by the end of the second week of the new semester after consultation with the Academic Dean. A student seeking a refund of tuition must withdraw from a class by the sixth week of the semester. Refunds are issued according to the schedule above. A student who withdraws after the sixth week is responsible for the entire semester’s tuition.
NOTE: No refund if a student fails a class. The student is responsible for the entire semester’s tuition. Also, in the event of failure, tuition cannot be applied to the re-take.
Course Registration and Payment Policy
Registration for new students must be completed through the Registrar’s office. Returning students may register online. Students failing to register by the date indicated on the academic calendar will incur a late fee of $25.00. Tuition may be paid by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express).
All audit fees should be paid in full at time of registration. Master of Arts and Continuing Education students are to pay a deposit of $100 per credit hour at the time of registration and Doctor of Ministry students are to pay a deposit of $500 per semester. Payment agreements can be made with the academic dean and the accounting office.
Accounts that are not paid in full by the end of each semester will result in an academic hold until paid in full or payment arrangements are established. Grades and transcripts will not be released until the account is paid in full. However, if payment arrangements have been established and met, the student may register for the next semester.
All tuition is due within 30 days of receipt of the invoice.
Graduating students with a past due balance will not receive a diploma or final transcripts until all tuition and fees have been paid.
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.