Graduate Theological Union
Tuition and Fees
The fees and charges listed below are for those students enrolled as students of the GTU, including the Common MA program. Students of one of the member schools should check with their registrar and/or business office for that school’s charges.
Tuition and Course Fees
|Ph.D. and Th.D. tuition||$1,230 per credit / $29,520 full (12 credits per semester)|
|Ph.D. and Th.D. continuing relations fee||$4,235 per semester*|
|GTU Common M.A. tuition||$670 per credit / $16,080 full (12 credits per semester)|
|M.A. continuing relations fee||$4,020 per semester*|
|Certificate and Undesignated Students||$670 per credit|
|Language Course||$670 per course|
Note: Doctoral and 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.
*More than 12 credits per semester, intersession and summer term charged at the per credit fee.
Note: If you withdraw or fall below half-time status you may no longer be eligible for financial aid or student loans. Your account will be adjusted accordingly and the aid returned to the source. If you have received a refund for these funds, you must reimburse the school immediately. For more information on financial aid forfeiture, please visit the Financial Aid office.
|Ph.D. and Th.D. tuition||$1,195 per credit|
|Ph.D. and Th.D. continuing relations fee||$4,110 per semester*|
|GTU Common M.A. tuition||$650 per credit|
|M.A. continuing relations fee||$3,895 per semester*|
|Certificate and Undesignated Students||$650 per credit|
|Language Course||$650 per course|
The fees below are those assessed to GTU students. Those marked with ** may be different for students of other schools. Check the table of consortial registration policies or contact your registrar for the fees of your school. Common MA students pay the fees assessed by their school of affiliation, not the GTU fees, except for the Thesis Filing fee. See the insurance page for information regarding the costs of required student health insurance.
M.A. Application Fee
Ph.D. Application Fee
International Student Ph.D. Application Fee
|Late Registration** (after General Registration)||$100||$100|
Change in Enrollment (per change)** (after the second week of classes)
Note that dropping one course and adding another is considered two changes.
|Late or missed payment||$75||$75|
|Records Maintenance Fee during leave of absence (per semester)||$100||$100|
(for students who have withdrawn and wish to return)
|Doctoral Graduation Fee||$300||$300|
|Doctoral Graduation Fee for Joint Degree Program||$100||$100|
|MA Graduation Fee||$150||$150|
|Terminal M.A. Fee||$100||$100|
|Placement Dossier Fee||$25||$25|
|Transcript Fee (each)||$5||$5|
|ID Card Replacement||$10||$10|
|Health Insurance||$1,592.26 per semester (individual plan)||$1379 per semester|
All doctoral and GTU special student fees are to be paid to the GTU Business Office, except for (1) the transcript fee which is submitted to the CRO along with the transcript request form and (2) the language course fee, which also is made to the CRO when the student registers for the language course. GTU Common MA students pay their tuition and fees to the business office of their school of affiliation. Pay Tuition and Fees
GTU Tuition Refund Policy
- Prior to the end of General Registration: full tuition
- During the 1st week of classes: full tuition, less withdrawal fee
- During late registration (before 3rd week of classes): 80% of tuition
- During 3rd, 4th and 5th week of classes: 50% of tuition
- After the 5th week: no refund