tuition and fees

tuition and fees

tuition, fees, and other expenses are subject to change without notice and are due by the payment arrangement deadline (10 days before the start of each term). students may pay their tuition balance in full, apply for financial aid, or set up a payment plan. thanks to generous contributions to denver seminary from our network of donors, the tuition rates students pay are 37% less than the real cost of tuition.


master’s degree programs (all campuses)
per semester hour, credit $625
per semester hour, audit $205
doctor of ministry program (fall and spring)
per semester hour $635
per semester hour, audit $210
doctor of philosophy in counselor education and supervision (fall, spring, and summer)
per semester $5,000


master's-level students only
technology fee, fall and spring $195
technology fee, intersession and summer $25
activity fee, fall and spring (charged to students enrolled in two or more credit hours) $30
doctoral-level students only
technology fee (fall and spring) $195
doctor of philosophy in counselor education and supervision students only
technology fee (fall, spring, and summer) $500

books and supplies estimate

annual cost, master's-level, averaged across programs, based on nine hours per semester $900
annual cost, doctoral-level, averaged across tracks, based on nine hours per academic year $600

miscellaneous fees* and other expenses

general fees

*not all classes listed below are offered at at the washington dc campus. 

application fee (nonrefundable)
degree-seeking applicants $45
non-degree/visiting scholar applicants $15
auditor applicants $15
graduation fees
certificates $30
master's degrees $150
doctoral degrees $200
other general fees
advanced standing application, per exam or course awarded $75
late registration fee $100
late payment fee $35
change in schedule after payment deadline, per term $25
official transcript request (per transcript) $5
rush request (per transcript) $10
comprehensive exam drop fee $150

course fees

ma thesis continuation fee $150
thm thesis continuation fee $280
doctoral project continuation fee, per semester $635
ma in clinical mental health counseling internship fee $45
ma in clinical mental health counseling internship continuation fee $200
cf 611 christian formation and soul care intensive fee $350
cf 640 following christ in the monastic tradition $150
chp 775 community-based clinical pastoral education fee $300
co 510 counseling foundations fee $335
co 511 counseling practicum fee $265
co 512 school counseling practicum fee $265
co 525 career development and assessment fee $40
co 526 therapeutic communication fee $20
co 602 assessment and measurement fee $60
co 657 counseling responses in crises and disasters fee $150
co 785 school counseling internship i $150
co 786 school counseling internship continuation $500
co 787 school counseling internship ii $150
co 795 clinical mental health counseling internship i $150
co 796 clinical mental health counseling internship continuation $500
co 797 clinical mental health counseling internship ii $150
co 798 thesis continuation $150
cp 643 planting and leading mission-shaped new churches fee $100
im 611 globalization in theological education fee $300
ld 571 catalyst conference fee $300
ol 500 introduction to wilderness ministry $225
ol 501 biblical, theological, and philosophical foundations of outdoor leadership $160
ol 601 stewardship in creation: theology and outdoor practices $35
ol 650 outdoor leadership practicum $245
t/m 500 introduction to christian formation and training and mentoring fee $250

*note that fees are nonrefundable and a fee that is not included above may be added to a course at the discretion of the professor.

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