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Tuition and Expenses

 

MATS, MAMP, and MDIV Students

(See also Financial Aid Handbook)

Tuition cost for the 2017-2018 academic year is $225 per credit. Two Austin Seminary credits are equivalent to one standard semester hour. The tuition cost for one six-credit course is $1,350.

Below is an example of a standard full-time course load for Master of Arts (Theological Studies) student per year.

Year

Number of Credits for Fall

Number of Credits for January

Number of Credits for Spring

Number of Credits for Summer

Annual

Total of Credits

1st year 

24

6

24

0

54

2nd year 

24

0

24

0

48

Total number of credits required by MATS: 102

Below is an example of a standard full-time course load for Master of Arts in Ministry Practice (MAMP) student per year:

Year

Number of Credits for Fall

Number of Credits for January

Number of Credits for Spring

Number of Credits for Summer

Annual

Total

1st year

24

0

24

12

60

2nd year

24

0

18

0

42

Total number of credits required by MAMP: 102

Below is an example of a standard full-time course load for Master of Divinity students per year:

Year

Number of Credits for Fall

Number of Credits for January

Number of Credits for Spring

Number of Credits for Summer

Annual Total of Credits

1st year (Junior)

24

6

24

6

60

2nd year (Middler)

24

6

24

12

66

3rd year

(Senior)

24

6

24

0

54

Total number of credits required by MDIV: 180

 

Expenses

Below is an example of a budget for a first year and second year full-time Master of Art (Theological Studies) (MATS) student living in a 1 bedroom apartment in McCoy House at $585 per month:

Type of Expense

First Year   

(54 credits)   

9 months

Second Year

(48 credits)   

8 months

Tuition

$12,150

$10,800

Books

   1,134

1,008

Housing

$580 per month*

5,220

4,620

Food/Household Supplies

3,820

3,400

Utilities

1,125

1,000

Personal Expenses

2,025

1,800

Telephone

900

800

Transportation

2,025

1,800

Health Insurance

2,250

             2,000

Fees

145

270

Total

$30,799

$27,518

Your budget will vary according to your housing and health insurance cost.

 

Below is an example of a budget for a first year and second year full-time Master of Arts in Ministry Practice (MAMP) student living in a Currie Residence Hall at $200 per month:

Type of Expense

First Year    (60 credits)    11 months

Second Year (42 credits)    8 months

Tuition

$13,500

$9,240

Books

   1,260

882

Housing

$210 per month*

2,310

1,680

Food/Household Supplies

4,675

3,400

Personal Expenses

2,475

1,800

Telephone

1,100

800

Transportation

2,475

1,800

Health Insurance**

2,750

             2,000

Fees

190

270

Total

$30,735

$22,082

Your budget will vary according to your housing and health insurance cost.

Utility costs are included in the residence hall expense.

 

Below is an example of a budget for a first year, second year and third year full-time Master of Divinity student living in a 2 bedroom apartment in Anderson House at $750 per month:

Type of Expense

First Year (60 credits) 12 months

Second Year

(66 credits) 12 months

Third Year

(54 credits) 9 months

Tuition

$13,500

$14,850

12,150

Books

   1,260

1,386

1,134

Housing

$750 per month*

   2,400

   2,400

1,800

Food/Household Supplies

9,000

9,000

6750

Utilities

1,500

1,500

1,125

Personal Expenses

2,700

2,700

2,025

Telephone

1,200

1,200

900

Transportation

2,700

2,700

2,025

Health Insurance**

3,000

3,000

2,250

Fees

245

120

270

Total

$40,205

$41,556

$32,454

Your budget will vary according to your housing and health insurance cost.

DMin Student

For the 2017-2018 academic year the DMin tuition and fees are as follows:

Entrance Fee:  $300

Phase I:

Four Courses, each $1,7,40

Phase II:

Two Methods Seminars, each $1,740

Phase III:

Final Project Supervision: $1,740

Graduation Fee: $400

Total Cost: $12,880

A program continuation fee of $150 is charged for each term the student is not enrolled. All fees are subject to change. On-campus housing is available at a cost for doctoral students; housing is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis. Meals may be purchased in the Seminary dining hall during the week from Monday breakfast through Friday noon.

DMin students regularly take 1 course per residency session at $1,740 per course.

 



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