8.3 Tuition and Special...

8.3 Tuition and Special Fees


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The following are tuition and fees for the 2012-2013 academic year, ending May 31, 2013 and subject to change thereafter.
**Rates and fees are subject to change each academic year.

Tuition and Special Fees

8.3.a Tuition by Program

Master of Divinity, Master of Arts (Religion), Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Arts in Urban Mission
Per hour
Full-time students (enrolled for 12 or more credits at Westminster) will
receive a $50 discount each semester if tuition is paid in full at the beginning
of the semester.
$455
Taking Th.M. or Ph.D. courses - per hour in addition to other tuition $285
Master of Theology
Matriculation fee - due at initial enrollment $500
Each course
Full-time students (enrolled for three or more courses at Westminster) will
receive a $50 discount each semester if tuition is paid in full at the beginning
of the semester.
$2,785
Continuation fee -due for each semester in which no new course work will be
taken, until student has been fully approved to graduate.

The fee is due September 1 and February 1
$600
Thesis - due when formally submitted
(Deadline is April 1 prior to commencement)
$840
Doctor of Philosophy
Matriculation fee - due at initial enrollment $775
Each course
Full-time students (enrolled for three or more courses at Westminster) will
receive a $50 discount each semester if tuition is paid in full at the beginning
of the semester.
$2,785
Continuation fee -due for each semester in which no new course work will be
taken, until student has been fully approved to graduate, and when taking
PT 421P as the only course. (If the dissertation is submitted by the deadline
and approved for that year’s graduation, the last semester’s continuation fee
will be refunded.)
The fee is due September 1 and February 1
$600
Dissertation fee -due when formally submitted
(Deadline is January 15 prior to commencement)
$970
External reader fee -due when dissertation is formally submitted
(Deadline is January 15 prior to commencement)
$970
Doctor of Ministry
Tuition - due with registration or by August 1
$4,620
Tuition - due August 1 in second year of program $4,620
Tuition - due August 1 in third year of program $4,620
Ancillary workshop fees may be charged by CCEF to students enrolled in occasional
counseling modules (to be announced).
Continuation fee - due August 1 in fourth year and any subsequent years in the
program
$600
External reader fee -due when the applied research project is formally
submitted (Deadline is December 15 prior to commencement)
$500
Certificate
Per hour
Full-time students (enrolled for 12 or more credits at Westminster) will
receive a $50 discount each semester if tuition is paid in full at time of
registration.
$455

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8.3.bTuition - Other

Advanced Theological Writing (PT 031P, PT 033P, PT 035P) $455
English Bible survey (PT 013P $455
Mentored Ministry Integration Seminar (PT 021P, PT 021P-2) $215 each course

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8.3.c Special Fees

(non-refundable unless otherwise specified)

Application fee (see deadlines for particular degree in Degree Programs section)
$75
Special Student (non-degree) application fee
$25
Late fee for application submission $30
Reinstatement fee: If the student has voluntarily withdrawn and wishes to
return to the same program
$25
Reinstatement fee: If the student has been withdrawn administratively (financial
or academic reasons)
$150
Re-entry fee (Th.M./D.Min./Ph.D.) - when a student is withdrawn for more than one semester or one year.
$200
Advance deposit for new students and for students entering a new degree
program (applicable to tuition when the student registers for classes, but
not refundable if the student does not enroll):
D.Min./M.Div./M.A.R./M.A.B.C./M.A.U.M
For summer and fall semesters, due June 1; for winter and spring semesters,
due November 1. If the applicant is admitted after this due date, the
deposit is due immediately upon receipt of the admission letter.
Th.M./Ph.D.
Due April 15. If the applicant is admitted after this due date, the deposit is due immediately upon receipt of the admission letter.




$100



$250

Student Fee (includes student activity fee and technology fee -
required of all students enrolled for courses and refundable only during first
two weeks of classes)
Fall Semester
Spring Semester



$100
$100
Adding or dropping courses (after registration deadline) per course
$10
Late registration fee
$25
Late payment of tuition and continuation fees after classes start
$50
Academic deadline missed (and no extension granted) for Preliminary Exams, Language Exams, Comprehensive Exams, Learning Contract, Dissertation Proposal, Dissertation, Thesis, Applied Research Project
$50
Change of emphasis within same program $25
Commencement fee - Due March 1 prior to commencement
Certificate program (includes regalia)
All other degree programs (includes regalia)
(Refundable only until April 1; after this date, no portion of this fee is
refundable for those who do not attend the commencement ceremony, or
for those who purchase their own regalia.)

$70
$90
Distance Education fee per course (non-refundable)
$100
Testing Fee: PTC 432 Essential Qualities of a Biblical Counselor $45
Auditing fee
Full-time students and their spouses may audit without charge. A student
who is full time in both the fall and spring semesters of an academic year
may audit winter courses without charge. All others pay one-half the
tuition rate they would be charged to take a course for credit.
Students who have previously earned a Westminster degree pay
one-fourth the tuition they would be charged to take a course for credit.
If the course is at or below the level of the degree they received from
Westminster, there is no charge to audit.
Unlimited for one week (see 5.2.3.e Auditing for more information)
$300
Transcript fee - per transcript $10
International mailing fee for replacement documents
$15

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8.3.d Room

The room rates for 2011-2012 are as follows:

Per person, per semester:
Single ..................................................................................
Double .................................................................................
Triple ...................................................................................

 

$1,250
$1,050
$850

Per person, winter term:
Single ..................................................................................
Double .................................................................................
Triple ...................................................................................
$320
$270
$220
Per person, per summer month:
Single ..................................................................................
Double .................................................................................
Triple ...................................................................................
$320
$270
$220
Deposit required to reserve a room for the fall semester or summer term ($150
applies to room rent in the term for which admission is granted and deposit
made; $100 refundable when room is vacated, if left in satisfactory
condition)

$250

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8.3.e London Program Tuition

(Please section 2.8.1 for additional information about the London program)

Master of Theology
Citizens of Europe or the United Kingdom:
Matriculation fee - due at initial registration
£190
Each course
£650
Continuation fee - due for each semester following the first year in which no
new course work will be taken, until a student has been fully approved to
graduate. The fee is due September 1 and February 1
£190
Thesis - due when formally submitted
(Deadline is April 1 prior to commencement)
£310
Auditing fee, each course £175
Late Registration Fee
£20
Master of Theology
All other students:
Matriculation fee - due at initial registration $500

Each course
U.S. residents are required to submit tuition payment to the Philadelphia
Finance Office two weeks prior to module start date.

$2,785
Continuation fee - due for each semester following the first year in which no
new course work will be taken, until a student has been fully approved to
graduate. The fee is due September 1 and February 1
$600
Thesis - due when formally submitted
(Deadline is April 1 prior to commencement)
$840
Auditing fee, each course (50% of tuition)
$1,392.50
Late Registration Fee $25
Special Fees (non-refundable unless otherwise specified)
Application fee $12
Late payment of tuition and continuation fees $25
Commencement fee
Due March 1 prior to commencement (Refundable only until April 1; after this
date, no portion of this fee is refundable for those who do not attend the
commencement ceremony, or for those who purchase their own regalia.)

$90
Transcript fees
Standard processing
Express processing (mailed out within 24 hours of request)
Additional charges will be assessed for express mailing services.
$10
$20