What Will it Cost to Attend Missio?

Discover a seminary program designed just for you. Whether you choose to attend full- or part-time, the per-credit tuition cost is the same. Our financial aid office is prepared to help you create a plan to make seminary affordable. Through monthly payment plans, loans, scholarships, and grants, we can help!

Contact kbillups@missio.edu for more information.

Tuition and Fees for 2019-2020

Please note that all totals are estimated, as per-credit costs are subject to change.

Master of Divinity Programs

$531.00per credit
  • Program Length Full Time: 3 Years, Part-Time: 6 Years
  • Program Credits 87
  • Estimated Program Cost $46,197
  • Application Fee $30
  • Audit Fee $177 per credit

Master of Arts Programs

$531.00per credit
  • Program Length Full Time: 2 Years, Part-Time: 4 Years
  • Program Credits 48
  • Estimated Program Cost $25,488 *
  • Application Fee $30
  • Audit Fee $177 per credit

* MA Academic only – thesis fee: $150; thesis continuation fee: $500 each semester after the second semester.

Graduate School of Counseling Tuition and Fees

* MAC additional costs for retreats ($240) are not included in the program estimated costs.
** Costs for travel during the GTRI Immersion Trip are not included in the program estimated costs.

Other Programs - Tuition and Fees

Advanced Cultural Studies

$220.00per credit
  • Program Length 6-12 Months
  • Program Credits 30
  • Estimated Program Cost $6,600
  • Application Fee $30
  • Audit Fee N/A

Graduate-Level Certificates

$531.00per credit
  • Program Length 6-12 months
  • Program Credits 15
  • Estimated Program Cost $7,965
  • Application Fee $30
  • Audit Fee $177 per credit

Master of Theology

$600.00per credit
  • Program Length 15-24 Months
  • Program Credits 24
  • Estimated Program Cost $14,400 *
  • Application Fee $30
  • Audit Fee $200 per credit

Doctor of Ministry

$750.00per credit
  • Program Length 3 Years
  • Program Credits 25
  • Estimated Program Cost $18,750 **
  • Application Fee $100
  • Audit Fee $250 per credit

* ThM language exams – $250 per exam, ThM Continuation Fee – $600
** DMin Project Binding Fee – $75, DMin Continuation Fee – $750
Also available: Post-Graduate Advanced Pastoral Studies Certificate: 12-credit program ($750 per credit) at an estimated cost of $9,000.

Academic Office Fees

Individualized payment schedules available. Contact the business office for more information at 215-368-5000 x156.

  • Matriculation Deposit: $100 (applied against tuition, non-refundable)
  • Technology Fee: $150 per semester; textbooks – $500-$700 (approximate per year for 24 credits)
  • Commencement Fee for all degree programs: $150 (due before finals)

NOTE: All application fees are non-refundable.

  • Drop/Add Fee: $25
  • Registration Fee for non-cohort students: $50 (waived during early registration)
  • Late Registration Fee: $100
  • Independent study Fee: $150 per credit plus tuition
  • Transcript Request Fee: $10 per transcript ($5.50 for remainder of 18-19)

Estimated Costs for each Program

When awarding financial aid, schools must take into account a Cost of Attendance (COA). Federal aid cannot exceed this cost. The official Cost of Attendance includes:

  • Tuition and Fees – the actual cost of tuition and fees will vary based upon the number of hours a student is taking and the program of study
  • Books and Supplies – these costs are estimated
  • Room & Board – these costs are estimated and will vary based on where a student chooses to live
  • Transportation – this is an estimated allowance for student travel to campus and vehicle maintenance
DMin Full-Time Yearly Cost
(5 Credit Hours Per Semester)
Estimated Total Yearly Cost$11,215
Tuition (10 Credits)$7,500
Fees$300
Books and Supplies$1,100
Transportation (if needed)$2,200
Federal Loan Fees$115

 MA/MDiv Full-Time Yearly Cost
(12 Credit Hours Per Semester)
MA/MDiv Part-Time Yearly Cost
(6 Credit Hours Per Semester)
Estimated Total Yearly Cost$32,864$25,542
Tuition (24 Credits)$12,744$6,372
Fees$300$300
Books and Supplies$1,100$800
Living Expense Off-Campus$16,500$16,500
Transportation$2,000$1,350
Federal Loan Fees$220$220

NOTE: All Costs are Estimates