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Seminary Cost of Attendance

At Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, we know that cost is a determining factor in obtaining your master’s degree. If you estimate your cost of attendance, this provides a more realistic view of preparing for your graduate degree.

The cost of attendance is an estimate of your educational expenses for enrollment. It establishes average prices for a seminary student. 

The fee amounts noted below do not include fees, books and supplies or personal expenses.

  • Christian Ministry, MACM
    $690/credit hour; total tuition: $33,810
  • Divinity, M.Div.
    $690/credit hour; total tuition: $57,960
  • Theological Studies, MTS
    $690/credit hour; total tuition: $33,120

*The amount is based on 2023-24 rates and serves as an estimation.

  • Total Estimated Cost of Tuition - Seminary

    In compliance with the Department of Education, indirect costs, including books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses, are added to tuition, fees, food and housing to determine Lenoir-Rhyne’s official total cost of attendance. The average cost of attendance for seminary programs for 2023-24 is $43,420.

    Total actual costs per student may vary depending on program type and food and housing selections. Aggregate financial aid may not exceed the student’s calculated cost of attendance.

    Federal regulations allow limited exceptions or adjustments to information reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Such exceptions or adjustments, known as Special Circumstances or Professional Judgment, are considered on a case-by-case basis based on supporting documentation of your circumstances.