For questions regarding tuition and fees please contact the Financial Services at sfs@mbts.edu. Refer to the Financial Services page for Due Dates and Payment Options.

General Tuition

Undergraduate Courses Classroom-based Verified Southern Baptist Students (per credit hour)
$310
All Other Students (per credit hour)
$475
Graduate Courses Classroom-based Verified Southern Baptist Students (per credit hour)
$280
All Other Students (per credit hour)
$475
Online Courses Verified Southern Baptist Students (per credit hour)
$360
All Other Students (per credit hour)
$395

One-Time Semester Fees

Library and Midwestern Journal of Theology Fee (per semester, all students)
$25
Registration Fees (per semester, undergraduate and graduate)
$200
Registration Fees (per semester, doctoral)
$100
Student Services Fee (per semester, all students)
$150
Technology Fee (undergraduate and graduate) Fall and Spring
$50
January and Summer
$25

Doctoral Tuition & Fees

Ph.D. Program Fees
(paid monthly for 48 months, during which students are required to be continuously enrolled)
Verified Southern Baptist Students Per semester
$2,750
Total
$22,000
All other Students Per semester
$4,250
Total
$34,000
Doctor of Ministry Program Fees
(paid monthly for 36 months, during which students are required to be continuously enrolled)
Verified Southern Baptist Students Per semester
$1583
Total
$9,500
All other Students Per semester
$2,583
Total
$15,500
Doctor of Educational Ministry Program Fees
(paid monthly for 48 months, during which students are required to be continuously enrolled)
Verified Southern Baptist Students Per semester
$1,563
Total
$12,500
All other Students Per semester
$2,081
Total
$16,650
Doctor of Counseling Program Fees
(paid monthly for 36 months, during which students are required to be continuously enrolled)
Verified Southern Baptist Students Per semester
$1,833
Total
$11,000
All other Students Per semester
$3,300
Total
$18,000

Doctoral Fees

Audit Fee (attending a seminar non-credit; per credit hour)
$125
Book Binding Fee
$135
Non-degree-seeking For Credit Fee (attending a seminar for credit) Verified Southern Baptist Students (per credit hour)
$250
All Other Students (per credit hour)
$500
Enrollment Maintenance Fee (per semester enrollment fee, assessed if program requirements are not finished by the published deadline)
$1,500
Inactive Status Fee (per year for a maximum of three years)
$500
Interrupted Status Fee (per semester for a maximum of one-year)
$500
Change of Concentration Fee
$250
Change of Degree Fee
$250
Change of Enrollment Fee (withdrawal only) Within six months (or less) of the start date of the seminar
$250
After seminar has begun
$500

General Fees

Advanced Standing Examination Fee (graduate, per credit hour)
$40
Application Fee (non-refundable fee submitted with an application for admission)
$25
Audit/Continuing Education Fee – non-credit (per credit hour fee)
$80
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)/ Orientation (CPO) Fee
Varies
Course/Schedule Change After Registration Fee (per Schedule Change form)
$20
Credit by Examination Fee (undergraduate, per credit hour)
$35
External Study (per credit hour)
$50
Graduation Fee Doctoral Degree Recipients
$150
Graduate or Undergraduate Degree Recipients
$125
Certificate or Diploma Recipients
$50
Late Payment Fee (assessed for paying tuition or academic fees after the published deadline)
$50
Replacement Degree/Diploma
$50
Transcript Fee – Official (per transcript)
$10
Transcript Fee – Unofficial (per transcript)
$5

Midwestern Women’s Institute Course Fees

MWI Courses
Diploma for the Ministering Wife
Current MBTS student/wife or employee/wife (per credit hour)
$10
Non-MBTS student/wife or employee/wife (per credit hour)
$20

Music Course Fees

Private Music Lessons Graduate and Undergraduate Music Majors (per course)
$110
Non-Music Major (elective lessons; per course)
$160
Class Music Lessons (per course)
$90
Ensemble Fee (e.g. Midwestern Singers, Praise Team, etc)
No charge

Tuition Refunds Schedule

Refunds of tuition due to course changes or withdrawal from all courses will be made according to the applicable refund schedule below:

Fifteen Week Courses

100% Withdrawal or drop through end of the first week of the term or semester.
50% Withdrawal or drop after the first week through the end of the fourth week of term or semester.
0% Withdrawal or drop after the end of the fourth week of the term or semester.

Eight Week Courses

100% Withdrawal or drop through the end of the third day of the course term.
50% Withdrawal or drop after the fourth day through the end of the second week of the course term.
0% Withdrawal or drop after the end of the second week of the course term.

Intensive Courses

100% Withdrawal or drop through the end of the first week of pre-course work prior to the month in which the class occurs.
50% Withdrawal or drop ends the first day of on-campus class session.
0% Withdrawal or drop after the end of the first day of class.