Tuition & Scholarships

One Seminary - many options.



Academic Year 2023-2024 Full Time (9+ hours: Fall/Spring/Summer; 3+ hours: J-term) Half Time (5-8 hours: Fall/Spring/Summer; 2 hours: J-term) Less than Half Time (1-4 hours: Fall/Spring/Summer; 1 hour: J-term)
M.Div./M.A. $730 per credit hour $730 per credit hour $730 per credit hour
D.Min $700 per credit hour $700 per credit hour $700 per credit hour
Th.M. $740 per credit hour $740 per credit hour $740 per credit hour
Ph.D. $930 per credit hour $930 per credit hour $930 per credit hour


Academic Year 2023-2024 All Campuses Fall/Spring All Campuses Summer
Technology Fee $250 per semester $125 per semester
Graduation Fee $200 one-time fee $200 one-time fee
Student Services Fee $170 per semester $85 per semester

*Additional fees may apply

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance is a total estimate of expenses for one year. The amounts below are an average costs to attend Asbury Seminary and are used to help determine each student’s eligibility for financial aid, such as scholarships and loans. Very few students pay the full cost of attendance as 80% of the student body receives some type of financial aid.

Type Credit Hours Tuition (based on $730 per credit hour) Books/Computer Housing Food Travel Institutional Fees Misc Totals
Non-Residential 24 $17,520 $1,508 $10,560 $1,904 $840 $1,384 $33,716
Residential 24 $17,520 $1,508 $7,93 $1,904 $840 $1,384 $31,092

*Students may request an adjustment to these figures based on special or unusual circumstances.

Financial Aid

For scholarship and student loan consideration, please complete the documents listed below:

Asbury Seminary Financial Aid Application

Applicants can access this form by signing into the student portal using their user name and password. You will receive instructions to register for an account once your Admission application is processed.

Current students must submit this form annually for scholarship renewal.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

All U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens who are interested in Borrowing federal student loan funding are required to complete the FAFSA each year on

Federal School code for Asbury Theological Seminary is G01953.

Asbury Seminary is one of the most affordable, top-ranked seminaries in the United States. We’re committed to helping you graduate from seminary, not only prepared to serve, but also with minimal debt.

Each year, we award over 300 scholarships based on academic achievement, degree focus, financial need and vocational goals. We currently enroll more than 1600 students, and eighty percent of our student body receives some type of financial assistance.

Applications found on HOW TO APPLY will be used to determine your eligibility for all scholarships.

International scholarship information can be found under the “International Students” section of the Admissions tab.

Students are encouraged to seek opportunities of support through their local church, denomination, conference, and other networks prior to borrowing student loans.

However, if loans are utilized for educational purposes we encourage students to review their personal budget to avoid borrowing in excess. Remember that acquiring excessive student loan debt can prevent you from pursuing ministry options that would otherwise be available to you.

Details Eligibility Additional Documents Needed
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Fixed interest rate
  • Low origination fee
  • Payments deferred while enrolled at least half time
  • Six month grace period
  • No pre-payment penalties
  • United States citizen or an eligible noncitizen with a valid social security number
  • Working toward a degree in an eligible program
  • Enrolled at least half time
  • Registered with the Selective Service (males between the ages of 18 and 25)
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Grad PLUS Loan

Veterans Educational Benefits

See the Veterans Resource Center for more information.

Other Documents

Other Financial Aid resources and documentation are available.