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Fees, Tuition, & Scholarships

Master of Divinity

Tuition

Full-Time L.A. (11 units or more): $525 per unit
Part-Time L.A.: $580 per unit
Summer & Winter L.A.: $525 per unit
Distance Locations: $525 per unit
Mentor Model: $525 per unit
Full-Time Online: $525 per unit
Part-Time Online: $580 per unit
Spanish On-Campus Student: $525 per unit
Spanish Online Student: $260 per unit

Fees

On Campus Student Services Fee: $280 per semester
Mentor Model Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Online Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Spanish Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Distance Learning Student Services Fee: $280 per semester
Continuing Registration Fee: $50 per semester
Shepherd’s Conference Fee L.A.: $250 per spring semester
Technology Fee: $220 per semester
Spanish Student Technology Fee: $85
Residential Scholarship – FT Students Only: $160

Scholarships

For New Students

Full-Time Residential Scholarship | Standard
TMS Alumni Partner Scholarship | Mentor Model/Distance Location
The MacArthur Trust Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based
Richard Mayhue Honors Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based

Master of Theology

Tuition

Full-Time (4 units or more): $580 per unit
Part-Time: $735 per unit
Prerequisite: $580 per unit

Fees

Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Continuing Registration Fee: $155 per semester

Scholarships

Church Matching Scholarship
Cost of Living & Education Scholarship
Master of Theology Scholarship
Philippians 1:21 Scholarship
The TMAI Partnership Scholarship

Doctor of Ministry

Tuition

$3,350 per semester

Fees

Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Continuing Registration Fee: $155 per semester

Scholarships

Doctor of Ministry Scholarship
Philippians 1:21 Scholarship
The TMAI Partnership Scholarship

Doctor of Philosophy

Tuition

Standard Rate: $900 per unit
Prerequisite: $580 per unit

Fees

Student Services Fee: $280 per semester
Qualifying Exams: $735 per exam
Approved Absence Fee: $735
Research and Writing Fee: $1,000

Scholarships

Doctor of Philosophy Scholarship
Philippians 1:21 Scholarship
The TMAI Partnership Scholarship

Bachelor of Theology

Tuition

Full-time L.A. (11 units or more): $525 per unit
Part-time L.A.: $580 per unit
Summer & Winter L.A.: $525 per unit
Distance Locations: $525 per unit
Full-Time Online: $525 per unit
Part-Time Online: $580 per unit

Fees

Student Services Fee On Campus: $280 per semester
Student Services Fee Online: $155 per semester
Student Services Fee Distance Learning: $280 per semester
Spanish Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Continuing Registration Fee: $50 per semester
Shepherd’s Conference Fee L.A.: $250 per spring semester
Technology Fee: $220 per semester
Residential Scholarship – FT Students Only: $160

New Student Scholarships

Full-Time Residential Scholarship | Standard
The MacArthur Trust Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based
Richard Mayhue Honors Scholarship | Full Tuition; Merit Based
Tyndale Center Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based
The TMAI Partnership Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based
The PAC Housing Scholarship | Need Based
International Cost of Living Scholarship | International; Need Based
Church Matching Scholarship | Miscellaneous
TMU Alumni Scholarship | Miscellaneous
Philippians 1:21 Scholarship | Miscellaneous
The TMAI Partnership Scholarship | International; Full Tuition; Need & Merit Based
The Bloxum Howard Love Memorial Scholarship | Mentor Model

Continuing Student Scholarships

Full-Time Residential Scholarship | Standard
The MacArthur Trust Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based
Dean’s Scholarship | Full-Tuition, Merit Based
Tyndale Center Scholarship | Full-Tuition; Merit Based
Cost of Living & Education Scholarship | Need-Based
Financial Hardship Scholarship | Need Based
Seminary Completion Scholarship | Need Based
The Leadership Scholarship | Merit Based; Need Based
The Christian Worker’s Scholarship | Need Based
International Cost of Living Scholarship | International; Need Based
Philippians 1:21 Scholarship | Miscellaneous

Diploma of Theology

Tuition
Tuition

Full-time L.A. (11 units or more): $525 per unit
Part-time L.A.: $580 per unit
Summer & Winter L.A.: $525 per unit
Distance Locations: $525 per unit
Full-Time Online: $525 per unit
Part-Time Online: $580 per unit

Fees

Student Services Fee On Campus: $280 per semester
Student Services Fee Online: $155 per semester
Student Services Fee Distance Locations: $280 per semester
Spanish Student Services Fee: $155 per semester
Continuing Registration Fee: $50 per semester
Shepherd’s Conference Fee L.A.: $250 per spring semester
Technology Fee: $220 per semester

Scholarships

Scholarships are not available to Diploma of Theology students.

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The MacArthur Trust Scholarship

Full-Tuition Scholarship

Provides full tuition for the academic year, freeing students from the need to pay for tuition so they can focus on their studies and ministry involvement. 

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Housing Scholarship

$42,00 per semester or $8,400 per year

Scholarship provides supplemental monthly income to offset the high cost of rent in Southern California. Students accepted into the M.Div or B.Th. programs may apply.

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Richard-Mayhue Honors Scholarship

Full-tuition plus $500 or $1,000 monthly stipend

To enable students to finish seminary without hindrances so that they might faithfully preach Christ to the world, this scholarship provides full-tuition, fees, and a cost-of-living stipend for of $500 per month for single men and $1000 for married men for up to 7 consecutive semesters (3 ½ years).

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Full-Time Residential Scholarship

$155 per unit

A cost-of-living subsidy equaling $155 per unit. Only available for Master of Divinity or Bachelor of Theology students enrolled in more than eleven units.

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TMAI Partnership Scholarship

Ranging from $500 to full-tuition and fees

For students connected to TMAI, specifically students, graduates, or current faculty and staff at a TMAI training center)

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Church Matching Scholarship

Up to $1,000 per year or $500 each semester

In partnership with an incoming student's local church, this scholarship matches $1 for every $3 contributed by a student's home church.

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Additional Resources

Refund Schedules

If you need to drop a class, you may be eligible to receive money back. Refunds are calculated by which week of the term you are in at the time you communicate to the Registrar you would like to drop the class. Any class fees would be refundable at 100% during the first 2 weeks and non-refundable after that.

Standard 16-week courses

No Attendance – 100%
Week 1 – 100%
Week 2 – 100%
Week 3 – 75%
Week 4 – 50%
Week 5 – 25%
Week 6 – 10%
Week 7 – 0%

Online 8-week courses

No Attendance – 100%
Week 1 – 100%
Week 2 – 75%
Week 3 – 50%
Week 4 or later – 0%

Any class fees would be refundable at 100% during the first 2 weeks and non-refundable after that.

Mandatory Health Insurance

A Health Insurance Premium charge will be added to the on-campus student’s (M.Div., B.Th. and Dip.Th.) account each semester unless they have an approved waiver on file by the semester deadline. Health Insurance policies are effective August 1st through January 10th of the following year for the fall semester and January 11th through July 31st for the spring. Students may waive the TMUS Insurance Policy if they have their own personal coverage that meets the institution’s minimum criteria.

Insurance Requirements

All registered traditional undergraduate students at The Master’s University and Seminary are required to have adequate medical insurance coverage. Therefore, all students are automatically enrolled in TMUS-sponsored health insurance provided by Gallagher Student Insurance, underwritten by Wellfleet.

TMUS Student Health Insurance Plan

All students must create an account, log in, and print ID Card.

The cost of health insurance coverage purchased through TMU will automatically appear on your tuition statement.

Billing questions should be directed to Student Accounts at (661) 362-2212. There is a medical insurance waiver that is embedded in the pre-registration process. Please modify as needed at the pre-registration site.

Dependent coverage (spouse, or child) questions should be directed to Gallagher Student Insurance at 833-866-8932.

View the benefits booklet for coverage, and plan details.