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Tuition & Fees

PRTS is committed to providing affordable, solid seminary training to its students for the good of the universal church.

All MDiv / MA / ThM Courses

$275 / credit

DMin Program

$325 / month

Per month for 4 years

PhD Program

Fully funded

Accepting 8-10 PhD students per year

Tuition Refund Policy

For traditional semester-length or independent-study courses:

• Within two weeks, an 80% refund is granted
• Within four weeks, a 60% refund is granted
• Within six weeks, a 50% refund is granted
• After six weeks, no refund is granted.

For modular or intensive courses:

• Within 3–4 weeks prior to the first day, an 80% refund is granted
• Within 2–3 weeks prior to the first day, a 60% refund is granted
• Within 1–2 weeks prior to the first day, a 50% refund is granted
• Within 0–1 week prior to the first day, no refund is granted.

Notification of a dropped or withdrawn course should be provided by submitting a written statement to this effect (email is fine) to the seminary registrar.

Ways to pay your tuition

  • Make a payment through Populi
  • Mail a personal check for the tuition amount to:
    Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
    2965 Leonard NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

    (indicate “Tuition” on the memo line)
  • Call 616-432-3404 to pay with your credit card (ask for Ann Dykema)

Tuition Payment Schedule

Students are invoiced for tuition costs upon registration of classes; there are 4 payment due dates, as follows:

  • For the fall semester, tuition is due September 30
  • For the winter interim, tuition is due January 30
  • For the spring semester, tuition is due February 28
  • For the summer interim, tuition is due August 30

If payment is not received prior to the beginning of the following semester, or if an approved payment plan is not in place, the student may be prohibited from enrolling in further courses.

Additional Fees

Special fees include the following:

  • Application fee: $50.00 (non-refundable)
  • Auditing cost per credit: $60.00
  • Accepted student deposit: $100.00 (confirms decision to enroll and is applied towards tuition)
  • Distance Education fee: $75.00 per course
  • 30-day extension for independent study courses: 20% of course’s tuition cost (can only be applied two times per course)
  • Late enrollment fee for returning students: 5% of total semester tuition cost; $50.00 per course for PhD / DMin students.
  • Graduation fee for MDiv / MA / ThM: $75.00
  • Graduation fee for DMin / PhD: $250.00

Have questions? Give us a call at 616-977-0599 or send us an email.