Graduate School of Theology Student Tuition and Fees

The following schedules list the principal expenses and regulations concerning the payment of fees for the 2019-2020 academic year. Expenses are subject to change. When such changes are made, notice will be given as far in advance as possible. Fees for the 2020-2021 academic year will be published during summer 2020.

Tuition 

Program Description Fee Type Amount* Bill Type
Doctorate of Ministry  Tuition $1,950 Per Course
Doctorate of Ministry  Supervision  $620 Per Term
Doctorate of Ministry  Audit Fee $400 Per Course
Doctorate of Ministry  Continuing Education $780 Per Course
       
Masters of Divinity Tuition $9,000 Per Term
Masters of Divinity Continuation Fee $1,000 Per Term
Masters of Divinity Overload Fee $750 Per Unit
       
Master of Arts in Theological Studies Tuition $9,000 Per Term
Master of Arts in Theological Studies Continuation Fee $1,000 Per Term
       
Common Master of Arts Tuition $780 Per Unit
Common Master of Arts Continuation Fee $4,530 Per Term
       
Unclassified Masters Level Tuition $750 Per Unit
       
Clinical Pastoral Education Tuition $800 Per Unit
       
Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction Tuition $1,560 Per Course
       
Certificate in the Art of Spiritual Direction Tuition  $1,440 Per Course
       
Unclassified Class in Art of Spiritual Direction Tuition $1,250 Per Course 
       
Certificate in Trauma & Spiritual Care Tuition $780 Per Course
       
Diploma in Advanced Pastoral Studies Tuition $1,895 Per Course
       
Diploma in Chaplaincy/Spiritual Care Research Tuition $1,950 Per Course

* Numbers in columns indicate dollar amounts.

Audit, per credit
Audited courses are billed at the current per-credit rate for the degree program in which the course resides.

Other Fees

Textbooks
Students purchase textbooks at market price at the time of purchase.

Student Services Fee (per term) $100

Transcripts of Record (each copy) $10
Transcripts are now requested online at: www.getmytranscript.com for a fee that may include an additional vendor fee, per transcript for standard mail delivery option.

Other Special Costs

Late Change of Program Processing Fee
Late Registration $100
Change in Enrollment Fee $50

Matriculation Fee (non-refundable) $150
Encompasses costs incurred by the University for maintenance of students’ permanent records.

Payment Policy 
Tuition and fees are billed prior to the start of each semester and are due prior to the published due date. All charges must be paid in full prior to the tuition due date. All remittances should be made payable to the University of Redlands.

Students with a past due balance on their University account are subject to dismissal from the University. The University will not release transcripts or a diploma until the past due balance is paid in full.

Students will not be permitted to pre-register for the next term until the past due balance is paid in full.

If the University is required to use third-party collections (i.e., collection agency or attorney) to collect the student account balance due, any future registration may require payment in advance.

For information regarding student and parent loan programs, please refer to the appropriate category in the Student Financial Services section of this Catalog.

Policy on Refunds
Refund policies at the University of Redlands are established in compliance with the 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965. The University has adopted the federal refund policy guidelines as its institutional policy. Refund policies are subject to change at any time, according to federal and state regulations. When such changes are made, notice will be given as far in advance as possible. Refunds are based on the date of official withdrawal.
Students receiving federal Title IV financial aid funding may be eligible for a refund according to the federal refund guidelines. Federal regulations stipulate the allocation of refunds representing federal aid and the repayment requirements for students receiving cash disbursements of federal aid.

Official Withdrawal or Leave of Absence
A student who needs or desires to take a Withdrawal (WDL) or take a Leave of Absence (LOA) from the University of Redlands must schedule an appointment with the Dean’s Office and complete an exit interview. A WDL or LOA is considered official once the student submits a written request of their intent and the request has been completed and submitted to their Student Services Manager. The request will state the intentions of the student to discontinue the course(s) in which they are registered and the effective date the WDL or LOA will be implemented, which is then recorded by the Registrar’s Office.

In order for a student to drop a course after the course has begun but prior to the last meeting of the course, the Registrar must be notified in writing. The request should include the last date of attendance. The withdrawal is effective the day after the last date of attendance. The student is responsible for obtaining refunds of tuition and/or charges, which are calculated according to the tuition refund schedule located in the appropriate Tuition and Fees selection of this Catalog. The student will receive a grade of “W” on their transcript.

The University may administratively withdraw students from courses or programs for non-attendance, final non-payment, or academic actions. The student is responsible for obtaining refunds of tuition and/or charges, which are calculated in accordance with the tuition refund schedule located in the appropriate Tuition and Fees section of this Catalog. The student will receive a grade of “W” on their transcript. If a student is dropped from two courses in a sequence, or three courses within a twelve-month period of matriculation, they maybe administratively withdrawn from the program.

During a student’s leave of absence, the University maintains all of their official records on an active basis. Students returning from a leave of absence of one year or less are not required to be formally readmitted. Students will be expected to fulfill the graduation requirements in effect at the date of their original matriculation. Students who do not return from a leave of absence within one year are withdrawn from the University. To return, they must be formally readmitted.