Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

BBS Tuition Rates (per credit)

2023–2024 Academic Year

  • Master of Arts: $510
  • Master of Ministry: $510
  • Master of Divinity: $510
  • Master of Theology: $620
  • Doctor of Ministry: $705
  • Doctor of Philosophy: $755

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There is a $50 per course Student Service Fee for all BBS programs.

Some specific course fees and miscellaneous fees exist including: late fees, independent study fees, payment plan fees, continuation fees, etc. Please refer to our miscellaneous fees chart for further information.

2022-2023 Academic Rates
  • Master of Arts: $485
  • Master of Ministry: $485
  • Master of Divinity: $485
  • Master of Theology: $590
  • Doctor of Ministry: $670
  • Doctor of Philosophy: $720

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*Some specific course fees and miscellaneous fees still do exist including: late fees, independent study fees, payment plan fees, continuation fees, etc. Please refer to our miscellaneous fees chart for further information.

Fees for Seminary Studies

 

Student Service Fee

  • $50/course

Continuation Fees

  • D.Min. Dissertation: $705
  • Ph.D. Dissertation: $755

Logos Bible Software

  • 1st Semester:  $500
  • 2nd Semester:  $350

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Application Fee: $25
  • Course Change Fee (after drop/add date): $30
  • Graduation Fee: $175
    (per degree; charged even if not participating in Commencement)
  • Vehicle Registration Fee: $120
    (residential students only)

Student Account Fees

  • Payment Plan Fee: $50/semester
  • Returned Check Fee: $30
  • Late Payment Fee: $40
  • Default Fee: $100
    (after two consecutive late fees)

Discounts for Seminary Studies

  • Students may qualify for only one discount.

Master’s Programs

$50 off per credit
  • ABHE Discount
  • Christian Worker Discount
$100 off per credit
  • CSU Alumni Discount
  • First Responders and Military Discount
  • International Student Discount
  • Legacy Discount
  • Teen Challenge Discount
  • Word of Life Discount

Doctoral Programs

$50 off per credit
  • CSU Alumni Discount
  • First Responders and Military Discount
  • International Student Discount
  • Legacy Discount
  • Word of Life Discount

Discount Description & Criteria

 

Alumni Discount
This discount is for graduate and seminary students who completed a minimum of 30 credits from CSU at the undergraduate level.

Christian Worker Discount
This discount is for those who are currently serving in full-time or bi-vocational ministry.

First Responders and Military Discount 
This discount is for those currently (or in the past five years) employed full-time, volunteer full-time or retired from law enforcement, the fire department or emergency services as well as those currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, Veterans and military spouses.

International Student Discount 
This discount is for non-citizens of the U.S. that are not considered eligible non-citizens.

Legacy Discount 
This discount is for any new student who is an immediate family member of a CSU graduate. The CSU graduate must be the parent, sibling, spouse, child, grandparent or grandchild of the student receiving the scholarship. The immediate family member could be a graduate of Clarks Summit University and/or Baptist Bible Seminary who has earned his or her associate, bachelor’s, master’s and/or doctoral degree).

Teen Challenge Discount
This discount is for current students and staff with Teen Challenge USA.

Word of Life Employee/Intern Discount 
This discount is for current employees and interns serving with Word of Life Fellowship.

    Textbooks

    Textbooks are approximately $500 per semester.
    They can be purchased at our online bookstore.

    Important Information for Members of the U.S. Military and Veterans

    Thank you for serving. We are grateful for men and women like you who have bravely chosen to serve the United States through military service.

    Your military experience is a great asset to you in many ways. We can help you use your unique experience and benefits to achieve your goals.

    A Baptist Bible Seminary education is an excellent complement to your military training. We can prepare you to serve and lead wherever God takes you.

    Special Financial Benefits for You

    We will work with you to ensure you receive all the funding and financial benefits you are entitled to—whether you’re studying on campus or online.

    Benefits through the Montgomery GI Bill, the Post 9-11 GI Bill and ROTC can cover up to 100 percent of your tuition and fees.

    For detailed information for our U.S. Military and Veterans, visit our dedicated page for you!

    Questions?

    For general information about BBS, the best place for you to start is to request information.

    For specific financial aid information, contact the Financial Aid Department.

    financialaid@ClarksSummitU.edu
    800.451.7664

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