To determine each student's financial need, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary uses the following tuition charges, fees, and expenses based on the average cost of living in Western Pennsylvania for a nine month academic year. Actual living expenses for each student will vary based on his/her standard of living, spending habits, and values.
2014-2015 Full-Time Degree Programs
|Estimated Tuition, based on 36 credits*||$11,520|
|Estimated Student Association Fee*||$ 48|
|Estimated Technology Fee*||$ 150|
|Health Insurance||$ 1,182|
|Average Loan Federal Fee||$ 128|
* Estimated Tuition is based last year's rate, $320/credit (example 9 credits/3 terms = $8,640). 2014-2015 charges and fees will not be determined until the annual Board of Directors meeting in May 2014.
** Personal care, clothing, cable, telephone, transportation, insurance, tithing, donations, etc.
The Financial Aid Office has the authority to use professional judgment to adjust the Cost of Attendance on a case-by-case basis to allow for special circumstances. The student should submit written explanation and documentation to be considered.
Federal guidelines consider consumer debt a lifestyle choice and does not include in the eligibility calculations.
Doctor of Ministry Program
In order to determine each student's demonstrated financial need, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary uses the following tuition charges, institutional fees, and budgets based on the average cost of participating on-site in the Doctor of Ministry program. Although actual travel, meals and housing expenses for a student may vary, this budget will be used to determine a student’s eligibility for institutional need-based tuition grants.
2013-2014 Full-Time Doctoral Program for PTS Grants
|Tuition, based on four courses*||$3,960|
|Technology Fee ($50/term)*||$ 100|
* Estimated Tuition Fee per credit is $330/credit. 2013-2014 charges and fees will not be finalized until the annual Board of Directors meeting.
** Travel costs will vary due to traveling distance.
Part-Time Enrollment and Others
For tuition and fee information, please visit Tuition and Fees.