The San Francisco Theological Seminary offers a variety of ways to assist you with the costs of graduate school. Financial aid, grants, and scholarships for theology students are just some of the opportunities you can explore. Learn more about the available student aid and seminary scholarships offered at SFTS, as well as other forms of financial support.

Tuition costs are subject to change. For the latest information, please contact the appropriate program office.

2016-2017 Tuition:

M.Div. and MATS Candidates
Annual – $13,650
Semester – $6,825

Unclassified Students
Per 3-unit course – $1,638
Per unit – $546

Per 3-unit course – $250
(no fee for enrolled masters students)

MA candidates – GTU
Annual – $17,064
Per unit – $711
MA students in course work (first two years at
full-time enrollment) pay per credit for all courses taken, including Intersession and Summer Session courses.

Continuing fee (per semester, after first two years) – $4,270
More than 12 units per semester, Intersession and Summer Session charged at the per unit fee.

D. Min.
(Foundational courses and
resources seminars – 6 required)
Per course – $1,750
Dissertation project (per semester) – $500
Summer Continuing education (per course) – $750
Auditor – $400

Clinical Pastoral Education
Per 1-unit course – $600
Application fee – $25
CPE student activity fee – $60

Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction
Per 3-week intensives – $3,050

Diploma in Executive Leadership
Total program tuition – $2,400

Diploma in Advanced Pastoral Studies
Per course – $1,750

2016-2017 Fees:

Application fee
M.Div., MATS, and D.Min. – $50
MA, Ph.D., Th.D. (payable to GTU) – $40
DASD – $40
Late Registration Fee – $100
Change in Enrollment Fee – $50

Continuing fee (Interns not paying tuition)
M.Div. and MATS (per semester) – $50
GTU MA (payable to GTU) per semester – $4,270
Leave of Absence MA (GTU) – $100

Graduation fee
M.Div. and MATS – $75
D.Min. (includes thesis-binding fee) – $75
GTU MA (payable to GTU) – $150
DASD – $75

Activity fee
$100 per semester
(This fee is assessed for any student
registered at least half-time and for all
SFTS students living on campus,
regardless of enrollment status.)