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Tuition and Expenses

 

MATS, MAMP and MDIV Students

(See also Financial Aid Handbook)

Tuition cost for the 2015-2016 academic year is $215 per credit. Two Austin Seminary credits are equivalent to one standard semester hour. The tuition cost for one six-credit course is $1,290.00.

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

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

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 are examples of students budgets used to determine eligibility for need-based financial aid.

Budget for a first year and second year full-time Master of Art (Theological Studies) (MATS) student living in a Currie Residence Hall at $190 per month:

Type of Expense

First Year   

(54 credits)   

9 months

Second Year

(48 credits)   

8 months

Tuition

$11,610

$10,320

Books

   1,134

1,008

Housing

$190 per month*

1,710

1,520

Food/Household Supplies

3,600

3,200

Personal Expenses

1,800

1,600

Telephone

900

800

Transportation

2,025

1,800

Health Insurance

2,250

             2,000

Fees

145

270

Total

$25,174

$22,518

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

* Utility costs are included in the residence hall expense

 

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 $190 per month:

Type of Expense

First Year    (60 credits)    11 months

Second Year (42 credits)    8 months

Tuition

$12,900

$9,030

Books

   1,260

882

Housing

$190 per month*

2,090

1,520

Food/Household Supplies

4,400

3,200

Personal Expenses

2,200

1,600

Telephone

1,100

800

Transportation

2,475

1,800

Health Insurance**

2,750

             2,000

Fees

190

270

Total

$29,365

$21,102

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

* Utility costs are included in the residence hall expense.

 

Budget for a first year, second year and third year full-time Master of Divinity student living in Currie Residence Hall at $190 per month:

Type of Expense

First Year (60 credits) 12 months

Second Year

(66 credits) 12 months

Third Year

(54 credits) 9 months

Tuition

$12,900

$14,190

11,610

Books

   1,260

1,386

1,134

Housing

$190 per month*

   2,280

   2,280

1,710

Food/Household Supplies

4,800

4,800

3,600

Personal Expenses

2,400

2,400

1,800

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

$30,785

$32,076

25,299

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

*  Utility costs are included in the residence hall expense.

DMin Student

For the 2014-2015 academic year the DMin tuition and fees are as follows:

Entrance Fee:  $300

Phase I:

Four Courses, each $1,560

Phase II:

Two Methods Seminars, each $1,560

Phase III:

Final Project Supervision: $1,560

Graduation Fee: $400

Total Cost: $11,620 

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 $1,560 per course.

 




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