Tuition

PRTS is committed to providing affordable, solid seminary training to its students for the good of the universal church. Tuition costs are as follows:

All ThM, MDiv, MAR, and Certificate courses: $250 per credit hour
Audited MDiv and MAR courses: $60 per credit hour
Audited ThM courses:  $100 per course

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.

How to Pay Your Tuition

Students have several options for paying their tuition:

  • Mail a personal check for the tuition amount to:
    Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
    2965 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
    (be sure to put “Tuition” on the memo line)
  • Call Mrs. Ann Dykema at 616-977-0599 (x135) with your credit card number
  • Make an online payment below.

Online Tuition Payment

Tuition Refund Policy

For traditional semester-length courses and distance learning 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 course should be provided by submitting a written statement to this effect (email is fine) to the registrar. The appropriate refund will be promptly applied or sent to the student.

Additional Fees

Special fees include the following:

  • Application fee: $50 (refundable towards tuition if student is accepted)
  • Accepted student deposit: $100 (confirming accepted student’s decision to enroll and is applied towards student’s tuition)
  • Distance Education fee: $50.00/course
  • 30-day extension for independent study courses: 20% of course’s tuition cost (can only be applied two times per independent study course)
  • Late enrollment fee for returning students: 5% of total semester tuition cost.