Seminary Tuition and Fees
What Is the Cost of Seminary?
Seminary school cost can vary, depending on what program you choose and what scholarships or grants you recieve. At Saint Paul, we’re committed to making quality ministry education affordable for anyone with a calling to serve God. Please explore our seminary scholarships and awards for help covering tuition fees.
Confirmation Fee / Intent to Enroll (new student): $150
Master's Degree Application Fee: $50
Doctor of Ministry Application Fee: $60
Audit Fee - Enrolled degree-seeking students: $75 per course
Audit Fee - Non-active or Non-alumni students: $175 per credit hr
Audit Fee - Alumni: $200 per course
Continuing Education Fee: $200 per credit hr
Independent Study Reader Fee (in addition to tuition): $100 per credit hr
Graduation Fee: $275.00 per degree
DMin Praxis Thesis Fee: $100
To make a payment, please access your account via Populi.
$637 per credit hour
We now have a P.O. Box for our student payments:
Saint Paul School of Theology
P.O. Box 843740
Kansas City, MO 64184-3740
Address to send all other correspondence:
Saint Paul School of Theology
13720 Roe Ave., Building C
Leawood, KS 66224
Please be aware that this change does not affect students who make payments through the Automatic Payment Plan or Electronic Funds Transfer. However, if you make your payments via online banking, please update your records with the above address.
Fees (per student/semester)
Enrolled for 6+ credit hours: $525 per semester
Enrolled for 1-5 credit hours: $300 per semester
Graduation Fee: $275 per degree
Student Council Activity Fees
Enrolled for 6+ credit hours: $75 per semester
Enrolled for 1-5 credit hours: $45 per semester
(No assessment for summer terms)
Student Fees Description
A single, all-inclusive fee is charged to all students at the time of registration for each semester enrolled. This fee assessed to each enrolled student funds a portion of campus-wide services and infrastructure that support classroom education and community formation experience.
These include (but are not limited to) campus computer network infrastructure equipment and services, network management and monitoring equipment and software, video conferencing equipment and services, classroom AV equipment purchase and maintenance, internet access fees, electronic security firewalls and filters, email services, software purchases and upgrades, community meals (as outlined in the Community Handbook, which is located on our Forms and Documents page), and security services.
Books: approximately $400/semester
- Seminary Students and Seminary Alumni. Official Transcript $6 per transcript for graduates and former students and $5 per transcript for current students. Saint Paul partners with Parchment for online ordering.
- Lost Library Item Charges: Varies up to $120 per item, including a $15 processing charge
- Parking pass (OK Campus students only) - $150
- Returned Check Charge - $25 per check returned because of insufficient funds