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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates for Masters' and Doctoral Level Programs are listed below. 
For comprehensive information about all types of educational expenses, both billed and unbilled, please see the documents in the Downloads box at right.

All newly entering students, both master's and doctoral, pay a one-time, non-refundable Registration and Degree Fee of $200 when accepting their offer of admission.

Master's Level Student Rates


Total Charges for all terms: August, Fall, January, and Spring:
VTS Associated Costs – for August, Fall, January, and Spring Terms: (9 month Academic Year)
(billed by the Seminary in two equal installments. VTS Financial Aid will be applied towards these costs.)

Single Students
Tuition $14,215 
Student Activity Fee $140
Housing $4,160 - for res-hall room
Board Plan $5,935 - full meal plan
Total $24,450

Married/Family Students
Tuition $14,215 
Student Activity Fee $140
 Housing $14,400 - $1,600/month for 1-bdrm apt.
Board Plan $1,820 - lunch-only meal plan
Groceries $4,500 -$500/month for a couple (est.)
Total $35,075

No Tuition charge for the August & January Terms
if enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) in the following semester.
Part-time students are charged tuition for each and every term
at $655/credit hour, $328/audit hour.

Doctoral Level Student Rates


On-Campus Students:
Tuition $5,040
Room (three weeks) $ 438
Board (three weeks) $ 649
Total $6,127

Off-Campus/Commuting Students:
Tuition $5,040
Lunch Meal Plan (three weeks) $ 247
Total $5,287          
Students who may need to withdraw from school should consult the Seminary's Tuition Refund Policy to understand the effect on various billed charges and fees.
IRS Publication 970 Tax Benefits for Education explains the tax benefits for a student who pays for education and the tax implications for a student who receives educational assistance. 
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