Costs and Funding

Cost of Attending and Funding Options



To help you plan as you consider attending Westminster, we have provided information for US/Canadian students about average student costs and the typical types of financial assistance available.  Please be aware that this is only a guide; costs will vary among students depending on their credit load per semester, their financial need and eligibility for grants and scholarships.

 Degree Program Information

MDiv

MAR

MAC

      Typical Full-time Program Length in Years
      (Minimum Full-time Program Length)

      Number of Credits Required to Graduate 
      (Including languages if required)

4
(3)
111

3
(2)
74

2
(2)
56

   Degree Costs
      Tuition
($475/credit)
       Fees*

$52,725
$1,465

$35,150
$825

$26,600
$625

      Total Degree Cost

$54,170

$35,975

$27,225

 
 Anticipated Costs and Aid for the 2014-15 Academic Year
(Based on Typical Full-time Program Length) 

   Cost of Attendance
    (Fall and Spring Semesters Only)
       Tuition
($475/Credit)
        Fees*
        Books
        Living Expenses


$13,181
$366

$800
$15,000


$11,717
$275

$800
$15,000


$13,300
$313
$800
$15,000

   Grants and Scholarships  (not to be repaid)
       WTS Grants   
       Spouse or Special Grants and Named Scholarships
       Outside

$3,073
Varies
Varies 

$2,001
Varies
Varies

$1,804
Varies
Varies

   Yearly Net Cost

 $26,274

 $25,791

 $27,609


 Options to Pay Yearly Net Cost

   Loans  (to be repaid)
        Federal Unsubsidized Loan
        (5.41% interest rate)
**

        Federal Graduate PLUS Loan
        (6.41% interest rate)**
        Private Bank Loans


up to $20,500


Varies

Varies


up to $20,500


Varies

Varies


up to $20,500


Varies

Varies

   Other Options
        VA, Military and/or National
        Service benefits***

  
Up to 100%


Up to 100%


Up to 100%

     *Total includes the following fees: application, student, mentored ministry and graduation.  Other fees may apply.
      ** Rate effective beginning in the 2014-15 academic year.
     ***Benefits depend on student eligibility and may cover tuition, fees and provide a stipend for living expenses.
    

Sources of Student Aid for 2013-14

Percentage of Anticipated and Actual Aid as of 11/29/2013
per Total Student Population

KEY: Loans=Government Loans, Schol.= Scholarships