Tuition & Fees

We strive to keep the cost of a seminary education as low as we can. WBS is among the most affordable accredited theological institutions while offering a high quality of education.

Graduate/certificate$500 per credit hour
Doctorate$500 per credit hour
Application fee
Auditing/non-degree student application fee
Independent study fee (addition to tuition)$75 per course
Audit fee$250 per course
Deferred payment fee$25
Thesis fee$40
Graduation fee$200
Technology fee (4 hrs or more)
$200 per semester
Online orientation fee for all M.Div./M.A. students$100
Orientation fee for D.Min. students
Transcript Fee$10
D.Min. continuation (per term after eight terms of registration)$500
Thesis continuation fee $400 per semester


Your first step in applying for aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which determines the student’s federal aid eligibility and amount. This should be completed before applying for specific scholarships.

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