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Tuition and Fees
Full-time students should plan on taking nine (9) units of credit each academic year. Most academic classes are one unit of credit, although our Signature Courses are multiple-unit classes. Most of our students receive generous tuition reduction awards, however full-time students may estimate that their tuition could be as much as 9 x $2,050, or $18,450 per academic year.
Please contact the Senior Director of Student Services and Communications for additional information.
Use the information in the following sections to estimate tuition and fees for Fiscal Year 2013/2014.
Master of Divinity/Arts
* For students in the Modified Residency Program, only (matriculated before Fall 2009).
University of Chicago Fees
Activity Fee for students cross-registered at the U of C - $45.00 per quarter registered at the U of C
Doctor of Ministry
Non Degree Seeking Students (Students At-Large)
Students taking courses who have not matriculated into a Meadville Lombard degree program are considered "students at large." These students still need to register. The tuition they pay will depend on whether they are taking the course for credit or auditing it. Students at large can expect the following:
Other Expenses to Consider
Students entering the Master of Divinity degree program at Meadville Lombard Theological School should anticipate costs beyond the tuition and fees posted above as they complete the degree program requirements, but also, for those seeking fellowship from the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregation, the costs of the fellowshipping process. Those anticipated costs are outlined below, though costs do vary by student:
The following expenses are expenses that students will need to plan for as they seek credentialing for fellowship status with the UUA—regardless of the seminary attended. Expenses noted with a “*” are also Meadville Lombard program requirements.
Students allowed to withdraw all or part of their registrations will be granted a refund of the portion of the original tuition according to the schedule below. Approval of any withdrawal, including the date on which the withdrawal takes effect, must be certified by the Director of Student Records.
Fall and Spring Semester Courses
An approved reduction will be reflected on the invoice/statement issued by the Business Office after formal notification from the Director of Student Records of student's withdrawal.
A registered student is liable for all assessed charges until registration is formally withdrawn.
A student who is permitted to change courses by dropping and adding one or more courses will be given full tuition credit for the courses dropped to be applied toward the tuition charges for the courses added if the drop and add occur simultaneously.
A student whose registration is withdrawn for disciplinary reasons is not entitled to a refund of tuition.
Fees are not refundable.
Fall and Summer Intensive Courses
Fall Semester and Intensive Courses 2012/13
Spring Semester/Intensives 2012/13
Summer Intensive Courses 2012/13
When the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline date will be extended to the following Monday.
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