Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

2016-2017 Sioux Falls Seminary Expenses


Application Fee (non-refundable)

Degree/Certificate/Undeclared/Non-Degree/Auditor $25



Non-Degree Certificates of Completion  
Training in Spiritual Direction Payment Plan - 24 months $100/month
Certificate in Christian Ministry  $100/hour
Master Level Degree Programs  
Graduate Credit $599/hour
Spouse of FT Student (when spouse is not in program and enrolled for 6 or fewer hours) $299.50/hour
Audit $50/hour
Doctor of Ministry Program  
Program Cost (Classic Track) $18,000
Payment Plan (amount per month for 48 months) $375
Program Cost (Partnership Track) $14,400
Payment Plan (amount per month for 48 months) $300



Required Books (varies according to major and class load) $500-800/semester


Master Level Degree Programs  
Student Fee $200/semester
Professional Development Testing $150
Recording Off-Campus Learning Experiences $25
Community Counseling Clinic Fee (maximum $800) $200/course
Independent Studies/Directed Studies $75/hour
Thesis (includes one copy for student; $20 for additional copies) $100
Late Registration Fee $25
Change of Registration Fee (after first week) Prorated
Request for Incomplete Fee $50/hour
Transcript Fee (per copy) $10
Graduation Fee (master's & graduate certificate level) $200
Graduation Fee (non-degree level) $100
Continuation Fee (leave of absence) $50/per term
Continuation Penalty Fee (graduating with requirements incomplete) $200/per term
Doctor of Ministry Program  
Continuation Fee beyond 4 years (per month)  $100
Professional Ministry Evaluation Fee (part of the Foundations Seminar) $150
Final Project Fee (approximate)  $200
Graduation Fee $300
All seminary charges payable in U.S. funds.  
Payments accepted in the form of check, money order, student loans, and credit card.  
Fees are subject to change.