8.2 Tuition Payments

8.2 Tuition Payments


Payment Schedule, Payment Methods, and Payment Times


Current tuition and fees 2013/2014 tuition and fees

Payment schedule:

Tuition is due at the beginning of the semester unless otherwise noted (see below.)

Summer term:

  • D.Min. Students - All payments are due in full by August 1.This applies to all D.Min. students whether paying annual fees or continuation fees.
  • All New and Returning Students - Payments are due in full by the first day of the class.

Fall Semester:

  • Th.M./Ph.D. - continuation fees are due by September 1.
  • All Returning Students - Payments are due from September 1-8. For specific days and times, please see below.
  • All New Students - Payment is due at the time of registration.

Winter Tuition

  • Payment is due in full in December (by last day of exams) for January classes. A late fee of $50.00 will be charged for payments received after the first day of class in the January term.

 Spring Semester

  • Th.M./Ph.D. - continuation fees are due by February 1.
  • All Returning Students - Payments are due from the first day of class until the last day to drop or add a course.
  • All New Students - Payment is due at the time of registration.
Payment methods
  • In the Finance Office: We accept checks, cash, money orders or credit cards (MasterCard or Visa only).

  • Online via Self-Service: by e-check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express). Students should make sure pop-ups are enabled.

  • Bank Wire: Students should contact the Finance Office for instructions via telephone at 215-572-3805.

  • Government Loans: The loan must be approved before the first day of the term or semester or a payment of 50% of tuition owed will be due the first day of class/the semester.

  • Mailing Option: Send a check and bill remittance to:

Westminster Theological Seminary
Attn: Finance Office
P.O. Box 27009
Philadelphia PA 19118

Payment times:

New Student Payment Times
Information regarding registration for new students is available from the Registrar (see section 8.2b).
New students will go to the Finance Office to pay for tuition and fees following registration for classes.

Returning Student Payment Times
The Finance Office will be open for Tuition Payments: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Finance Office will be closed: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

All payments or an approved payment plan must be submitted by September 16, 2014.Failure to make this payment or submit payment plan will result in withdrawal from the Seminary.

For students enrolled in the D.Min. program, all payments must be submitted by the end of August. Failure to make this payment will result in withdrawal from the Seminary.

*A payment plan is available only in the fall and spring semesters; for limitations see the Tuition Policy.